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The most attractive aspects of bonsai are often beyond our control. This is true for both deadwood and movement – whether a tree that has or does not. While the dead wood carved by hand and the manufactured movement can be both beautiful and artistic time, it is hard to compete with nature.
pine branch on a dead flag pole
When it comes to Deadwood, only age can produce the texture, color and detail we see in old trees in harsh living conditions. fissured
would be very difficult to produce the delicate detail resulting from exposure to the elements over time. For this reason, natural deadwood is often prized above deadwood man-made. delicate
Much the same can be said of the movement of a tree. Overall, the weather, wind and water, with the help of sand, snow and ice can produce beautiful effects.
Sierra juniper foliage
junipers and deadwood
Over time, nature can produce new combinations of movement and dead wood. Some are extreme.
trunks massive support soft foliage
combinations that others are more lyrical.
A branch of torque
Going back a bit, we can find beautiful patterns on the branches of the same age in similar bending angles.
Just as often, inconsistent curves can produce equally beautiful results.
The toughest conditions can produce wild results.
Deadwood formed by many years of harsh existence
This results in trees transmit their response to the environment. Some varieties do this, and junipers.
This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com