How to lose a trident in ten days

My favorite bonsai species.

Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog

Last year, about this time I guess, I chronicled a nebari improvement technique that my friend, Ed, was trying with some trident maples.

It involved taking seedlings and passing them through a CD and allowing them to grow. The full technique is explained inthis postif you’re really interested. Here’s the tree from that post as we left it.



As it is now



I think I’m going to chop it here eventually.



But today, in this lightening quick post, I wanted to show you this other tree from the same batch.



Isn’t that a cool wound on the trunk?

And the roots are wonderfully radial.



It’s pretty much destroyed the disc.



Like a hand clutching and crushing it in disgust. I wonder what’s on the disc….





“How to lose a guy in 10 days”

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