Root exposure (slowly) in progress.
Progression posts are scattered over here (but I'll try to summarize in this thread):
Current (@sorce pot):
I grew a bunch of Japanese black pine seeds about 3 years ago. Funny how they quickly outgrow shohin size. This is only one I kept. Others were sold and I killed a few. I haven't gotten the hang of keeping them for bonsai. I wanted to go crazy last year and decandle late every branch. I didnt...
The species of this cultivar are disputed although it’s listed as Juniperus virginiana from the nursery trade. Some argue there is chinensis in there. One thing I will say is it doesn’t have all the dreaded qualities of a virginiana.
I bought this for $10 at a local hardware store a few months...