Japanese Beautyberry & other Fruiting Bonsai

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog.

This brilliant little Japanese beautyberry (Callicarpa japonica) is well named indeed (it’s nice when the name of a plant says something about how the plant looks; an onamonapia of sight). I found this photo on Bonsai Empire They attribute it to AR&B*, but I think AR&B picked it up somewhere else and failed to attribute. Looking at the tree, I’m almost certain that the pot, tree and photo are from Japan. The rest of the photos in this post are from an old Bark post called Luminous Fruit. The artist is Katsumi Komiya. If you’ve ever tried to grow fruiting bonsai, you know that getting perfectly healthy, beautiful fruit to grow and stay on your trees is no mean feat (birds, wind, insects and other problems will surely conspire against you). Especially on such small trees. It’s Sunday, the sun is out and I’m getting a very late start, so it’s back to out archives. This post originally appeared here July, 2015. It plays nicely into our small,  hand held bonsai theme DUE TO THE TRADE WAR WE ARE NOW PAYING EXTRA FOR BONSAI WIRE This means we will soon be forced to raise our wire prices but until we do that we are going to offer all sizes at special pre-duty prices see below – Another very sweet little tree with luminous fruit and a colorful pot. I think I can say with complete confidence that it’s a crab apple.   Another little gem in a great pot. Looks like a quince. The…

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