Loop the Loop Juniper Bonsai & Other Kokufu Treats

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog.

A loop the loop Juniper at this year’s Kokufu Exhibition. I took the liberty of cropping* Boon Manakitivipart’s original for a closer look at the deadwood and living vein, as well as the unusual loop. Even with this closeup, it’s not easy to tell exactly what’s going on. But we’ll leave that to you We’ve been featuring some of Bill Valavanis’ photos from this year’s Kokufu Exhibition. If you’ve been following Bark for a while, you’ll know that Bill is one of our favorites. Today it’s Bonsai Boon, another of our favorites We’ll just show you some junipers this time, with more to follow later. I think they are all Shimpaku (Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii ‘Shimpaku’), though when it comes to variety, there are a couple very close cousins to Shimpaku, so I could be mistaken What we’ve presented here is just the tip of the iceberg. I encourage you to visit Boon on fb for more Kokufu shots and a cornucopia of other great bonsai photos Our Current Sales 30% TO 40% OFF BONSAI AESTHETICS TOOLS 30% TO 40% OFF OFF ROSHI BONSAI TOOLS 25% OFF BONSAI POTS 25% OFF BONSAI SOIL   The whole tree this time. In addition to all the action mentioned above, I like the way the foliage enhances the movement of the wood and vice versa   Here’s another one that I cropped* for a closer look at the action. The original is below       If you think you’ve seen this here before, you’re right. We…

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