Hi, new member here.
I'm posting because I have a Chinese elm air layer with leaves that have suddenly started drying out.
It was air layered in mid April and has been growing strongly since then. Today I noticed the new shoots and leaves had started to dry out. I took a peek at the cut site...
I took a cutting from my first mallsai tree. I think i made the cutting in 2006 and put it in the ground in 2007. Both winters the top of the tree froze off, so i potted it in 2009.
It grew so i was happy.
2010 The top section died.
2011 Lets try again
Start of 2012
I recently had the opportunity to rummage through a whole bunch of inexpensive Chinese imports and stock up on pots at a very reasonable price. I think I may have gotten a little carried away ;) This is what ended up in the back of my car:
Actually, I really do need a bunch of inexpensive...
America, the great melting pot!
A Sumie Ink painted Cricket
A Red Chinese Chop-Stick Wrapper
And a little light reading of Pages of Don Quixote
On a Bonsai Scroll, perfect for that Shohin tree!
A new line of fun and whimsical scrolls I have started making called Chinese Take-Away Scrolls!
Sad story....maybe? I air layered the top off of this plant and then moved it to the corner of the garden. The air layer was spectacular. Our gardener knocked it off the shelf and did not tell me. I noticed it 4 days later and laying down in the pot......it never recovered. Here is the bottom...
Bonsai Artist: Amy Liang Chang
Species: Juniperus chinensis
Exhibited At: Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection
This informal upright juniper, which is truly penjing not bonsai, is a true favorite at the collection. It has been a penjing since 1962.
Bright afternoon light spilling over the...