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plant identifier...30 yrs old 1 month 2 weeks ago #73008

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This top died out and I repotted the plant...it's over 30 yrs old...is it bonsai worthy? How should I trim to get top growth to migrate to the very top.

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plant identifier...30 yrs old 1 month 2 weeks ago #73010

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welcome to the forum.

I am afraid this does not really have anything to do with bonsai.
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plant identifier...30 yrs old 1 month 2 weeks ago #73015

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If you want the growth on the top of the tree just cut anything above it. Easy.
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plant identifier...30 yrs old 1 month 2 weeks ago #73020

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Thanks for your reply...I wasn't sure..I guess I just have an old plant. :) I'm ok with that.

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plant identifier...30 yrs old 1 month 2 weeks ago #73022

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Hey, this looks like a Dracena, I think they're not suitable for propper bonsai, they don't get "woodie"...
But many people design Jades for example, to look like a tree, and that's ok, I have some myself and it's fun...
So if you want, you can apply some techniques to make it look like a tree, and if you google "Dracena Bonsai" you can get some nice ideas to your plant...

Just to add, they also make good Kokedama or maybe Kusamono.
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