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Pine trees in the garden of Imai

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Chiharu Imai garden featured some big pine trees. Some of these were much more developed than others. Seeing the less developed trees with more mature specimens made clear how bonsai can develop and improve over time. The juxtaposition also made clear that Imai can do a great job at both ends of this spectrum.

White pine

white pine with interesting deadwood

White pine

Large white pine

White pine

Another nice white pine

As usual during the winter months, outdoor pines had turned yellow, while the pines kept indoors retains its green color.

White pine

white pine

White pine

white pine

Multi-trunk

White pine

A small white pine

Several of the younger specimens had recently been cable. And even though now they look good, they will look even better when the branch pills filled.

White pine

white pine

White pine

twisted trunk white pine

White pine

Semi-cascade of white pine

the black pine under a log having fun and a good start in the branches. For those thinking styling pines, do you think the tree points left or right?

Black pine

pine Black

Some heavy curves have produced a nice silhouette in this young white pine.

White pine

white pine

Great crust and interesting move will make fun of a tree when the branches are filled in.

Black pine

pine Black

And as for the white pine then I am very curious about the future of the tree. Any guesses?

White pine

white pine

This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com


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