JBP Candle-cutting

Originally posted on Nebari Bonsai:
I like to update this one every summer and every winter (if I can get to it). ?Remember, candle-cutting JBP with 100 days left in the growing season produces a second flush of growth, with more buds (ramification), and shorter needles, due to the shortened growing season. ? July 10, before Starting at the top, remove this season’s candles: Middle… Continue reading JBP Candle-cutting

2015 Air Layers update

Originally posted on Scratch Bonsai:
Well, mixed results for my first time air layering although I’m reasonably happy given that I tried this technique late in the season. First up, a success of sorts.  I airlayered the top of this European Hornbeam back in the summer and discovered one prominent root, hopefully there are other new roots growing unseen in the moss. To protect any… Continue reading 2015 Air Layers update