Blue Skies & Beautiful Bonsai

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog.

There’s a lot to like about a good Stewartia like this, including the fine ramafication (branching). Only years of careful trimming can accomplish this. There’s also the strong nebari that offers a sense of stability and a sign of age on any good Stewartia. And then there’s the beauty of the exfoliating bark with its soft reddish shades. All this makes for a masterpiece bonsai. I cropped the original photo for a closer look (it’s below with the original caption) We can’t stay away from Luis Vallejo’s Bonsai Museum for very long. Though I don’t have time to count, I’d guess we’ve featured Luis and his bonsai maybe forty or fifty times over the ten years we’ve been doing this. This time our theme is three extraordinary deciduous trees with the bare limbs of winter TWO NEW SPECIALS 25% OFF BONSAI WIRE FOR 3 OR MORE ROLLS 35% OFF ROSHI BONSAI TOOLS Specials include items already discounted – Twin trunk Field elm (Ulmus minor). The original caption is below with the uncropped original photo   Chinese hackberry (Celtis sinensis). The uncropped original and caption are below   Blue skies and bonsai at Luis Vallejo’s Museo de Bonsai in Madrid   Here’s the original caption for this Stewartia…. Stewartia monadelpha  Himeshara. Estevartia  Jardin de Bonsai Luis Vallejo” And here’s what it all means… Stewartia monadelpha is the tree’s botanical name. Himeshara is the Japanese name for Stewartia and Estevartia is Spanish for Stewartia. Foto is of course, photo   Here’s the…

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