Clump style willow-leaf fig from a sawn off root ball

Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog

I’m in the weeds…..

Literally. Let me finish up here and I’ll show you the tree.

What is that? A balloon. A yellow balloon. That reminds me of a poem I wrote as a lad:

A balloon, a balloon,

Yellow in hue,

It floats through the noon,

The bright yellow noon.

Forget the balloon,

It’s gone now, it’s flew

Remember it’s color.

It was yellow, not blue.

Hey, I didn’t say it was a good poem.

Anyway, here’s the tree.Let me explain it’s history. It is an alumn of the BSF exhibit at the Epcot Flower and Garden show. At that time, it was a lot taller than it is now.

After the show, it was cut back hard, and soon after that, I came into possession of it. I decided to let it grow out. Here is lesson one: sometimes, cutting a tree back hard and letting it…

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