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any comments? cascading willow. 8 months 3 weeks ago #33423

Hi all, new to this forum. Anyone comments on this cascading willow. I found it on this rock about 3 years ago.

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any comments? cascading willow. 8 months 3 weeks ago #33424

uffe1909 wrote: Hi all, new to this forum. Anyone comments on this cascading willow


Are you sure it is a willow?
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any comments? cascading willow. 8 months 3 weeks ago #33434

Srry, you are right . Its a birch.
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any comments? cascading willow. 8 months 3 weeks ago #33436

To me, cascading style doesn't look appropriate for birch. However, I don't see a cascade or semi-cascade, it looks more like wind-swept.
I think it really needs a different pot (don't go repotting now because I said that, let it recover and grow first :) )
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any comments? cascading willow. 8 months 3 weeks ago #33565

And again i stand corrected. it is indeed intended as wind swept.
Need to get some focus after 25 years of not growing bonsai :-(
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any comments? cascading willow. 8 months 3 weeks ago #33569

uffe1909 wrote: Hi all, new to this forum. Anyone comments on this cascading willow. I found it on this rock about 3 years ago.


Wind swept as Auk said. I like that you planted it on a rock, it kind of saved the material. This remind me of a willow I saw at the nursery after browsing for trees (haven't found any this year). Beautiful trunk, great material for an awesome price. Cash only, didn't have cash with me, went back the next day, the tree was gone.
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