hinoki cypress

  1. C

    Interior of this new Hinoki Cypress is super wet.

    Turns out this tree is super close to the soil and there was a lot of wet, dead foliage in the interior of this tree. The soil feels really wet. What should I do? Exterior foliage feels and looks great. I'm guessing I should clear some soil from the top and place it below to prop the plant up...
  2. N

    Trouble with Hinoki cypress

    Hello, I’ve had this hinoki cypress for about a month. I live in southern Florida, I had this in direct sun and it was getting in the high 80’s low 90’s. I have since brought it in under a screen house that offers less intense sun and heat. Is this dark brown just burnt from the sun ? I am also...
  3. Koenye

    Will this beauty survive !?

    Hi all, This weekend, again I had the chance to dig out this amazing tree. Unfortunately while lifting the tree out of the ground, a lot of The roots just fell off. I made it wet and placed it in a big training pot with akadama, some vulcastrat and moss. for now it just has to rest for at...
  4. Koenye

    Digging out an old Hinoki Cypres

    Just wanted to share this nice find. Hinoki’s a.k.a Chamaecyparis are my absolute favorite! Got the chance to dig out this old lady from someone’s garden. Had to cut a few taproots and it took about 1 hour in total. Hopefully it can recover! First styling will be autumn 2023.
  5. Koenye

    Impossible Hinoki Cypress? need Help/advice

    Hi Bonsai friends! 1 year ago I had the chance to dig out this Hinoki from someone’s garden. Because my car was too small (Nissan Almera from 1998😉), I already had to make a first selection of branches. When I came home I realized the roots where waaayyy to big to fit in the pot I got for it...
  6. E

    How is my wiring?

    Hey, I have finally recently received my first bonsai tree! It is in the middle of summer where I live and I have been giving this hinoki cypress tons of sun. I have received some wire in the mail and have attempted my first wiring. Here’s some images! And before wiring images Here. I have also...
  7. stromy

    Please advise on my hinoki

    I've got this hinoki earlier this year. It's been doing well, grew up about an inch, but now it has some yellow leaves. All of those leaves seem to be on downfacing parts of branches or near the starting points of branches. Is it a normal thing at the end of season or should I worry/do...
  8. L

    Lorax7 Hinoki #1 progression

    Hinoki nursery stock and pieces of deadwood acquired fall 2021 from a pet shop (sold for aquarium use). I believe the deadwood is mopane wood. It’s very hard, dense, heavy wood. My intention for this planting is to create a tanuki (phoenix graft). Did an initial lime sulfur treatment on the...
  9. Baker

    Hinoki Cypress styling advice

    Hello all! I’ve only posted here once (asking for hinoki advice) but I spend many hours here reading. Since my first post I have fallen ever deeper into my bonsai addiction. Let’s just say both my porches are full of trees. Anyway, I have got a few Hinoki Cypresses and one sawara cypress, so I...
  10. Hartinez

    B&B Hinoki

    Starting the progress on this Hinoki. Bought this tree from Home Depot and it may not have been the most wise purchase. It was B&B and under the burlap it was hiding the graft. I looked through all of the ones available and couldnt see a graft on any of them, so I thought these didn’t have...
  11. Baker

    Hinoki Cypress Nursery Stock questions

    Hi everyone! I am pretty new to bonsai. I just joined this forum community. I have accumulated 4 trees that can be safely called developed bonsai, 3 potted into bonsai pots that are in training to become bonsai, 2 cuttings growing furiously, and a porch full of nursery stock. I guess you could...
  12. B

    When to Ground Layer a Hinoki Cypress

    I bought a pre-bonsai hinoki cypress with a thick, almost bulb at the top of the nebari. I'm considering ground layering it above this ugly area and starting over. I'm wondering when is the best time of year to actually cut into the cambian and begin the process? If I do this to the tree, I'm...
  13. Clicio

    Repot window of my Hinoki Cypress - Expert suggestions needed.

    I got this Chamaecyparis Obtusa Nana Gracilis, non-grafted, nice trunk, plenty of ramification, and very healthy. Before doing any cleaning, pruning, branch choice or styling, I have to take care of the soil. Absolutely horrible muck, takes ages to drain (in fact it doesn't drain at all even...
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