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  1. Orion_metalhead

    Red Maple #1

    This was my first Red Maple. I collected it at the same time as my Boxelder Maple from the front garden. It was originally collected in late July 2018 and potted into a 4" plastic pot. It was overwintered with my Boxelder Maple. Overwintering... this was when the roots had completely frozen...
  2. Orion_metalhead

    Acer Rubrum #5

    Wired this tree today. It has an interesting root base which I plan on using as root over rock. Currently growing the roots over a stone under the soil. Collected this spring in front garden. Soil is 8822 topdressed with Sphagnum Moss. Fertilized with osmocote 14-14-14 all purpose slow release...
  3. drew33998

    Dirty south red hawg

    Here is Judy's piglet less refined, dirty south cousin. 3 years in the making. Year one I chopped the tree down while it was still in the ground. Year two I chopped it again from the new leaders it had grown and did some basic trunk selections leaving about 5 or so. Year three I dug up all...
  4. H

    Acer Rubrum

    So I got this red maple(which I understand is not a good bonsai specie) as an impulse buy while at Home Depot. Can anyone who has played around with A. Rubrum before tell me how much abuse it can take this time of the season? Can it take both significant chop + repot? Or should I just wait...
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