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Some of my bonsai trees 5 years 4 months ago #21323

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@leatherback I am going to attend a bonsai training class every last Saturday of the month for 2 hours at a time. At the 30th July I will attend a proper bonsai training day for the whole day.

I know almost all my trees is still far away from proper bonsai trees, but it going to learn me more on how to develop and train a tree to become a bonsai tree.

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Some of my bonsai trees 5 years 3 months ago #22096

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I've added two new bonsai trees to my collection.

My new Monkey (Senegalia(Acacia) galpinii)

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This Monkey Thorn got a stunning trunk

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This is my new Wild fig(Ficus thonningii)

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Some of my bonsai trees 5 years 3 months ago #22101

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I dig the fig. If you ever feel like letting it go, let me know.

Root base on the other is kinda weird, though it may work with a bit of detailed carving. Hard to say.

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Some of my bonsai trees 5 years 3 months ago #22122

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Hi Gekkie, your bonsai trees looking good and healthy, looking forward to your creation. YouTube is a good place to be inspired, my favour Graham Potter and Ryan Neil, the giving really good advise to learn from. Welcome to the forum and keep the pictures and progress coming.

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Some of my bonsai trees 5 years 3 months ago #22246

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My bonsai trees on their new stand

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Some of my bonsai trees 5 years 3 months ago #22255

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Looks like some great stuff to start with.
Remember though... a wise man once said, "you must kill a thousand trees in your quest to become a bonsai master".
(I, for one, am well on my way)!
ENJOY!
JC
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Some of my bonsai trees 5 years 3 months ago #22301

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Over the weekend I got another 3 bonsai trees.

This is a wild olive(Olea europaea subsp. africana) 9 years old

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This is a Juniper procumbens. 10 years old

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This is a Fire thorn(Pyracantha orange CH 10 years old

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Some of my bonsai trees 5 years 3 months ago #22320

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Gekkie wrote:
This is a Juniper procumbens. 10 years old


The parent plant was probably 10 years old. I doubt this cutting is 10 years old.

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Some of my bonsai trees 5 years 3 months ago #22323

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eangola wrote:

Gekkie wrote:
This is a Juniper procumbens. 10 years old


I doubt this cutting is 10 years old.


I doubt it's a Procumbens.

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Auk wrote:

eangola wrote:

Gekkie wrote:
This is a Juniper procumbens. 10 years old


I doubt this cutting is 10 years old.


I doubt it's a Procumbens.


it definitely looks more like a procumbens nana than a procumbens. Where are you buying your plants Gekkie?

Below, procumbens nana. $12 at Nursery, maybe 5-7 years old?


Below, procumbens, $24 at nursery. Notice the different foliage, plus thickness of trunk. Of course this plant is probably older than the nana. But the nana is the dwarf version of the japanase juniper, or "Procumbens".





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