Last years yamdori phillyrea (not sure its common name, its in olive family). It has a natural conic shape (it might be a plant tumor maybe). Its growing slow for now, but i like its potential. If you have any comments i ll be happy :)
My Thuja's base was good and it was too tall, so i air layered it.
I used spaghnum moss and some cocopeat as layering medium, and also some rooting powder.
It is first time i am air layering a conifer, so i hope it Works :)
My seeds arrived me a little late ?
But i am here for learning, so its good.
I soaked my seeds yesterday. I am not sure how long they are going to be there☺
Good luck to everyone, but mostly for me☺
I got 3 wild olives from a friend. He bought those yamadori trees from a bazaar last year.
They are not so green, so they need some time for root development i guess.
First 2 ones have nice nebari. But they have bad grafting scars :( I am not sure if i can hide them by carving.
One of my friend gave me her ulmus as she knows i am nut with bonsais :)
I know these mallsais are bad with design & soil. I want to just keep it alive, and maybe in a few years i can make an airlayer at this bad angle!
For now, I cleaned dried branches. And planning to dig it into a...