TOPIC: New Juniper starter

New Juniper starter 2 years 4 months ago #20166

alainleon1983 wrote:

Dominion wrote: will you be grafting Itoigawa foliage onto it?


Why should he do it? :huh:

Alain


To solve the dilemma between choosing a great trunk and great foliage :)

www.bonsaidilettante.com/2014/01/graftin...-itoigawa-whips.html

I have no plans doing this. I have no experience with it and I don't want to ruin this tree.
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New Juniper starter 2 years 4 months ago #20168

This is the typ of tree I would love to find some day. Great job Auk. Hope the wife approves.
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New Juniper starter 2 years 4 months ago #20171

Nice one :)
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New Juniper starter 2 years 4 months ago #20173

Auk wrote: To solve the dilemma between choosing a great trunk and great foliage :)

www.bonsaidilettante.com/2014/01/graftin...-itoigawa-whips.html


Thanks Auk. Great article!

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New Juniper starter 2 years 4 months ago #20176

That's a nice starter ;)
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New Juniper starter 2 years 4 months ago #20181

indeed.. itoigawa has much better foliage.. more compact..

would suit a tree like that much better.. i've seen some virginia junipers, and they almost always ended up with itoigawa foliage since the original virginia foliage is lesser in quality..

curious about the styling of this tree.. good find
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New Juniper starter 2 years 4 months ago #20184

Dominion wrote: i've seen some virginia junipers, and they almost always ended up with itoigawa foliage since the original virginia foliage is lesser in quality


It will become more compact in the future. The color will change too, it will be a much brighter green.

curious about the styling of this tree.. good find


If you mean what styling I'm going to choose: I really think that's a no-brainer :)
If you're curious about it's development, you'll have to be very patient.
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New Juniper starter 2 years 4 months ago #20187

yeah, i mean once you wired it..
and indeed curious about the development.. will be following this..
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New Juniper starter 2 years 3 months ago #21022

Nice tree, keep it going and send lots of pictures.
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New Juniper starter 2 years 3 months ago #21058

Indo Andreas wrote: Nice tree, keep it going and send lots of pictures.


There really is no need to post the same sentence under every post.

I will post updates when that makes sense. This tree is in a very early stage and needs lots of development.
It may take months, maybe a year, before I will post any new pictures.
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