I love this trunk. I really do. It’s old looking.
It says to me,
“Get off my lawn you disrespectful piss-ant. Have some respect for your elders and those in charge and wait for them to throw you a scrap…..”
Or it might be saying “old, seasoned, experienced, worn and scarred”
One or the other……
It’s definitely a survivor. It lost its whole top (bonsai top, not real tree top) in Hurricane Irma. And it’s character is very much in the “old tree” typecast we in the Bonsai world get caught up in. Not classic deciduous tree old but the new old trope (that’s a lotta oxymoronical grasping)
Since you’ve seen it last, it’s grown in the same way a dervish whirls.
The one lil’ bit of wire I put on in the last post, not even 8 inches long, is, of course, cutting in.
To see what it looked…
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