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    Bonsai Esprit

    I am in the process of trying to find a copy of Bonsai Espri April=Mat from 2016. If any one has a cop and would like to sell it please let me know. Also would like to know where I might find a lot of the od copies, just love this magazine when it was printed in English. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP...
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    Wiring a Stewartia

    I want to thank both of you for your help. As for wiring the trunks I am following a report from Bonsai Today and they just wired around the roots it seems very louse in order not to mar them, just to hold them together at the planting time. When done I would like to wire the trunks up a short...
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    December pot giveaway!

    Being retired and covia free I think what you are doing is great. All the people in the BONSAI community are very nice and overwhelming kind. THANKS ALL. Robert
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    Wiring a Stewartia

    I am getting three Stewartia trees next week. They will be wired together so that the roots will fuse together. making a triple trunk tree. My big question since the bark wounds so easily, how long do you leave the wire on all the branches that need to be flatten out from their vertical growth...
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    plants needed.

    😁 HELP,, I need to find three (3) Stewari seedlings or transplants for sale. Need them for my Bonsai collection, willing to pay up to $10.00 each. THANKS FOR ANY HEIP. Robert
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    I think it will make a very interesting large informal upright this winter I will be able to look at revocation modifications in branch placement if needed so thanks for your comments I appreciate it
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    wood for bonsai

    This is a piece of Manzanita would not ever ride and I’m going to treat it with wood Hardner to make sure of that but thanks for your reply I appreciate it
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    wood for bonsai

    I WOULD LIKE some suggestions on how to use this
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    These are pictures of the Maple large bonsai I am working on. please send comments
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    bonsai in the future

    well I have gotten this maple dug up and potted in it new tub home. it been there ever since my ay 18th. 2020 post and its doing great. may be next spring it can be root pruned a little. I am going to let ti live in its new home for a few years. growing great new shoots everywhere. thanks to...
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    Pine Wiring

    in one of the answers to why I wire 5 year old Ponderosas is because they need it to become really nice gnarly bonsai. I grew these from seed and now at 5 years old they are getting really twisty. I would be really glad to post pictures but now being computer smart I haven't figured out how. If...
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    New to the game with a Harlandii

    hey folks, I just got my first Harlandii Boxwood. I live in seattle Wa. and we are just starting to go into winter. Will this plant stand freezing temps. All my other Bonsai seem to like being covered in SNOW, last year we had 14 inches of that white fluffy stuf and all the trees came out...
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    pine wiring

    I have 6 ponderous pines that are 5 years old. They need to be wired now , my question is with the long needles can some of the needles be under the wire and if so what happens t them. If anybody has any ideas please let me know.
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    Bristlecone Pine Seedlings

    I am myself I have several bristlecone plane bonsai trees they are eight or nine years old in living in a forest type pot with no signs of slowing down in their growth take your seedlings and put them outside in the sunlight that’s where they were made that’s where they should stay mine have...
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    Alpenweiss Japanese Maple

    I also have a maple of this wonderful type. it is about 10 years old wonderful root spread and nice branching. It also is not a graft but a great little maple for my own looking and Bonsai use. Sorry no pictures as I have yet to get them posted in here.
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