Wee Wittle Willow-leaf

Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog

There’s a cutie.

I picked up this little ficus from Mike Blom, of Emblem bonsai, down Loxahatchee way. He was a vendor at the last (2019) BSF convention and he will be back. I get some of the best material from him.

In fact, the one on the right was from him as well. But that tree, and the one next to it are for another story. for another day.

Today, this sweet lil’ thing is the star!

Mikes genius is in creating amazing taper in short spaces and giving the tree loads of character.

I mean, damn! It’s only about four inches tall, maybe three, and it looks like a gnarly, 4000 year old English elm.

Or it will, in a year or two.

I can see it. That’s why I bought it. Get the trunk.

The work today: Changing the potting front a little….

….about here…

….trying not…

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