This juniper is definitely one material that could challenge someone’s creativity. I collected this juniper from a client’s yard last Spring. A branch from a larger juniper touched the ground and in time it rooted. This was that branch, and it had enough roots that last year it grew like it didn’t skip a beat. When I potted it last spring, I immediately potted in a bonsai pot with bonsai soil.
I felt confident of its health that last September I did some initial work. I sharied the trunk and did some light pruning.
Then this last winter I did some work on it againto get it closer to my vision for it. During that last work however, I realized that I can make two bonsais out this one tree. I will try to air layer the upper portion for a shohin tree. I intentionally left other branches on this tree…
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