The Scissor and the Wire

Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog

Here’s an interesting ficus.I got it from my oldest son’s 7th grade teacher, Mr. Myers. That was a few years ago and it’s finally ready.It’s taken a little while to get it to grow. He had nearly killed it and that’s why he gave it to me, to revive it.I did some serious branch work on it, you can tell by the, almost, healed scars on the main branches.

It’s an interesting shape, very low and squat.With really quick taper.

The first branch does break one of my “rules” though.The first bend goes back instead of forward. But that’s because, as you see by that half healed scar, the “forward” part of it died back.But there is a reality that over turns rules, “one must do what one can with shohin trees”. Meaning, there’s so little space on a small tree sometimes you have…

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