bonsai general - 22 views
For those who have not had the opportunity to visit the annual exhibition of Redwood Empire Bonsai Society – as you walk through the front door, welcomes with bonsai red wood on the left and right
More Redwood bonsai
large and small redwood bonsai
is appropriate for the club to lead with its variety of the same name. Inside the main doors are even redwood bonsai located between a great mix of varieties.
Shimpaku – trained since 1996
I have included the names of varieties and years of age or training, as shown in the screens and the rest have conjectured.
juniper California – collected 2004 style 2012
the prostrata then was one of my favorites on the show. Good deadwood and strong movement in a compact tree is hard to find.
Prostrata juniper – 70 years old
corkbark black pine
Mendocino dwarf cypress – 23 years
white pine – 30 years
the Shimpaku below is well known for rebounds visitors. I have included a couple of shots from different angles to provide a better idea of what the tree is like in person. One of these views revealed a surprise.
Shimpaku – front
Deadwood from the front
From the back corner
And this was the surprise.
View from a back corner
If you look at the base of the trunk, the tree appears to be floating or supported by narrow corridors. Such a delicate view of the trunk would not have a good front for the tree -. That was a smart decision to select a face that hides the gap
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