cork bark elm

  1. martian_turf

    corkbark elm - advice on care, thoughts on styling

    i bought this cork elm from meehan's in what i admit was a bit of an impulse buy (i will also admit i'm a relative beginner at bonsai). that said, i see a lot of potential in this because of the trunk. i 1) have two visions for that potential and 2) really don't want to accidentally kill this...
  2. David P

    Cork Bark Elm Restyled

    Hello Bonsainuts, this is what I did to my Cork bark elm today. I was getting lower branches dying before I knew that heavy top pruning was needed with these trees. I didn’t have a lot of lower branches left so I decided to re style the tree by heavy pruning and bending down the lowest branches...
  3. memehongkong

    Need some advice on this elm

    Hello All. I bought this elm from a local bonsai meet yesterday. $25 USD is a pretty good deal. It has some interesting trunk movement, and I was thinking if I can train it into cascading style. Is it possible to train elm in cascading style? I did a search and didn't find any elm in...
  4. chanduell

    Help a beginner with a Cork Bark Elm (Indoor)!

    Hello everyone! I have recently become extremely interested in bonsai growing, especially because I was always a fan of trees, but not as much with other plants. That said, I want to begin my very first bonsai, but I have several questions I have not found the answers to yet! Again, I have never...
  5. Clorgan

    Chunky lil cork bark elm

    Another little cork bark elm from a local nursery, budding up nicely đź‘Ś Hopefully a nice shohin in the making!
  6. Julio-Rufo

    Ulmus parvifolia - Cork Bark - progression

    This Ulmus was purchased last winter and looked like this: During the last year it was pruned (the top) and pretty much left alone (water and feed). It is quite a strong tree and sprouted all over. after leaves dropped: Today after some light cleaning and minor wiring: It will be...
  7. Apex37

    Ulmus Parvifolia 'Corticosa' - Cork Bark Chinese Elm #1

    Tree #3 from Brent at Evergreen Gardenworks and my favorite of the three. Really nice movement all the way up, decent size trunk and all. I'm torn on what I want to do with this guy. Obviously need to thicken the trunk significantly, but could use styling tips. Any thoughts? :)
  8. Bonsai_paul

    Elm doing well after its fall.....

    Its budding well after its fall out of its pot, Here is a better image of it with a proper camera. Next plan is to plan what needs to go next spring :-)
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