Great Root over Rock Bonsai & Great Roshi Tools

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog.

No source is given for this colorful ‘Seki-joju’ Azalea. My best guess is that the tree and photo are originally from Japan; it’s not uncommon for Japanese trees to remain unattributed (this is often the case in the Japanese gallery section in Bonsai Today magazine back issues). We found the photo on Bonsai Addicted’s timeline. Yesterday we featured a magnificent root-over-rock bonsai by Marvin Besa from the Philipines. Here’s a post devoted completely to Root-over-Rock bonsai that we originally featured a year ago NEW ROSHI BONSAI TOOL SPECIAL 40% off all Roshi Stainless Tools 30% off all Roshi Carbon Steel Tools Not only are these phenomenal discounts Roshi are phenomenal tools known for precision, durability, beauty and very reasonable prices – now even more reasonable – This Trident maple root-over-rock by Wolfgang Putz has to be on my top 100 bonsai photos list (if I had such a list). It originally appeared in a 2014 Bark post.   Here’s one that started as a root-over-rock and slowly morphed into a root-swallowing-rock (not an official designation, just an observation). It’s another Trident maple (the most commonly used species for root-over-rock) originally from Kaede Bonsai-en.   Yet another Trident. You can imagine that if you removed the branch on the right and cut the one on the left back to where it emerges from the crown, this strange tree would look a whole lot more like so many other conventionally designed bonsai. But don’t do it!  Who wants a conventional bonsai when you have a tree…

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