Japanese Black Pine – Nebari Bonsai

Originally posted on Eastbourne & Wealden Bonsai Club:
I nickname a few trees after the pros who have worked on them. I have a Ben Oki azalea, and a Peter Warren Black Pine. This is how it looked a year after I bought it from Brussel’s in 2010. And during the initial styling; where my daughter was a lovely and able assistant: Taming […] via Japanese… Continue reading Japanese Black Pine – Nebari Bonsai

Pinching spring buds on Japanese Maple

Originally posted on Eastbourne & Wealden Bonsai Club:
Spring is a busy time for keeping after refined Japanese maples. In order to keep internodes short, I pinch new shoots as soon as they emerge. Shohin Japanese maple – 6.5″ tall, 13″ wide Because the buds open at different times, I check this tree daily to see if there are new shoots to pinch.… via Pinching spring… Continue reading Pinching spring buds on Japanese Maple