Hinoki Cypress Progression

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Source: BonTsai Blog. It’s been a bit overdue for a post so here’s an update on a project I’ve had in the works for a few years. I’ve been busy but more good stuff to come in the future! In 2014 I purchased a young clump Hinoki cypress which at the time had 4 trunks. Read More

Eimei

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Source: Thor Holvila Bonsai Blog. Eimei – Hideaki Shimizu It’s hard to interview Eimei without quickly getting into talking about his father. Eimei has managed to make a name for himself on the Japanese market and has received prestigious awards. And that is a even bigger achivement considering when you have such a famous father Read More

How to get a thicker branch

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Source: Bonsai Hunk Blog. In order to get a thicker branch on a bonsai fig it would mean getting the branch to grow faster and have more leaves than other branches on the tree. Another way is to fuse several branches together to achieve greater thickness. The red circle shows three small branches that are Read More

Bonsai Perfection, 150 Years Old

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Source: Bonsaibark. Borrowed this and the other photos you see here from Michael Bonsai. His caption reads simply... "Goyomatsu - 150 years old" Goyomatsu translates as white pine (goyo is white and matsu is pine) In this case, it's Japanese white pine I don’t know much about this tree, other than it’s a nine trunk Japanese white pine (Pinus parviflora) Read More

Bonsai Misunderstood

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Source: Bonsaiko Blog. It’s the day after thanksgiving in America.  Also famously known as “Black Friday” here.  While many Americans go to shopping centers and big box stores to get the best deal on that electronic item or a fuzzy toy marked down so low that they are willing to camp in front of the Read More

This One Is For Yew

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Source: Bonsaibark. We have no way of knowing how much of this impressive deadwood is due to natural forces over a very long time, or the relatively sudden hand of man. Maybe a bit of both.  We do know that's it's Yew (Taxus) but do not know which species. Today’s one tree post is from Robert Pressler‘s timeline. Read More

Avoid winter damage in bonsai: Rain

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Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. Winter is a cause of a lot of damage to bour bonsai. One of the causes: Rain. Now what causes the damage, and how to avoid this? In other wordt, how do you reduce damage to bonsai in winter due to rain? Read More