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Yaupon holly – before and after

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In recent years, I’ve been refining a Yaupon holly with a view to display it in an upcoming exhibition Bay Island Bonsai. It is now one of my best candidates for our next exhibition 15th anniversary.

Front - before

Yaupon holly – front

Side - before

Right side

work at this stage is to leave that new outbreaks run for a while and then cut back to within the desired shape. Progress is subtle, but necessary if I am to create pads branch with good definition.

Front - after

Front – after

Side - after

Right side – after

Of course, pads branch well defined They are still a long way off. Meanwhile, I will keep repeating the crop / cut the routine and see how the tree looks this winter.

This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com


Yaupon holly – before and after

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