arakawa

  1. B

    Arakawa Maple air layer?

    I’ve found an Acer Palmatum Arakawa for sale near me but I’m unsure whether to go ahead with buying it. I knew they’d be a graft that I’d have to air layer off but the rough bark just gives me the idea that it won’t air layer as easy as other maples? Has anyone else had any success layering an...
  2. ndl17

    Ground Layer Arakawa?

    Hello! This is my first post on this website, as I am new to bonsai since Fall 2019! I've read a couple books and watched a ton of YouTube videos. I could use some advice with a nursery Arakawa. I thought for sure I would have to air layer it [and never having air layered before, I was nervous...
  3. thumblessprimate1

    Small Nishikigawa

    I've started training this maple about 3 years ago. It was a grafted cultivar. First season I ground layered it. The second season of having it, I put it on a board. No nails to spread out roots, just screwed to a board and left to grow. Third season, I skipped work. Just too busy with things...
  4. Shirikatsu

    Airlayering Arakawa main trunk to remove grafted rootstock?

    Apologies if this question has been asked before. I can only find questions about vanilla air layering Arakawa Maples. I've found a few sources of Arakawa pre-bonsai that have established root bases but there's a very clear line between the non-Arakawa root stock and the graft point where the...
  5. Grant Hamby

    Arakawa Maple from Cutting

    I want to document my whole experience with this tree, so I may as well start now. Plus, with advice from all of you, hopefully I can keep this tree on the right path! I got this one from @Stickroot, cutting-grown. Here it is when it arrived: And a few days ago, color starting to show: My...
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