Japanese Maple Acer Palmatum “Murasaki Kiyohime”

Originally posted on Bonsai Penjing & More:
This “Murasaki Kiyohime” dwarf Japanese maple (Acer palmatum) has been growing in a local nursery as a landscape tree for about 30 years, yet it is less than three-foot tall. When I first saw it, I was attracted by its potential of becoming a natural style bonsai. I asked the nursery owner for permission to prune the tree, removed cross-branches, thinned out unwanted branches so… Continue reading Japanese Maple Acer Palmatum “Murasaki Kiyohime”