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This tree is special for two reasons. The first is because my friend Troy Cardoza picked it up. I like to have trees that link me with others. It is also special because it is quite small for his age, with some great sinuous lines.
Troy picked this Rocky Mountain juniper early last year, and became so well both last year and this year I thought we’d just Style before it is complete mop foliage. It was potted in pumice and only fertilized with moderate amounts of organic granules. precious raw tree. I enjoyed completely styling session. They had a couple of friends fall in while I was working on it and threw a camera on them, so there is some documentation that this transformation was not done in a sort of disembodied form. There was a person in the background somewhere …
I have a nice pot of this tree and provide updates on their progress in the future. At the moment it is sitting in a greenhouse under an awning. Large curves that were needed are stressful on the tree and when given protection from wind and strong sun there are usually no problems. You will notice that left many tips long growing on it, which will help to recover from bending, and also many of the branches are a little short and need to lengthen.
One of the things that make this a rare tree that only work with smaller size is needed, essentially only shortening jins, some long and thin. And the rest of the dead wood is completely natural in this truly medium ‘bonsai-tree sized’ moderately, 24 “high.
This article was originally published on http://crataegus.com/2012/09/04/special-rocky-mountain-juniper-styling/