1. X

    Maple trunk chop

    Not sure if this is feasible but... I found this tree in Facebook marketplace for free. It's a lace JM. Owner was going to cut it and grind down the roots and stub. I went to check it out and it was way too big to fit in my car. Through some research I found out you can trunk chop Japanese...
  2. K

    Portulacaria Afra choices.

    Hello guys! First Post ever here, so be gently (or not) i can stand it :p. I got a purchase of a Portulacaria Afra (not my first) but this one is a lot bigger and more a challenge then my little one before. Saw this one and it was that cheap, I thought this could be a good bonsai candidate...
  3. G

    Opinions on styling new cork bark maple

    Hi everyone! Hope all is well. I have purchased a cork bark maple and I’m looking to hear peoples opinions on styling it as the more options to visualise/choose from the better Attached are the pics I have from the seller and I will take more Sunday when I pick it up paying £120 Trunk is...
  4. JuniperSol

    Recently Styled my Juniper, thoughts and advice? I'm still learning

    Today I purchased a Juniper from a local nursery garden and fell in love with its movement. After some pretty hard pruning and a bit of wiring, I managed to get this unique shape and movement. Some Redditors have recommended that I prune it back more, which I agree with but am unsure as to how...
  5. Schmikah

    My new boxwood that needs some work. Any ideas?

    I just picked up this guy last Saturday from one of the guys at our local club (KBS). I picked it up cheap so I can live with it needing quite a bit of work. Obviously its been let go pretty much since it was collected, it was yard-adori according to the original owner. Obviously the roots are...
  6. R

    Ficus microcarpa new tree

    Hello, I have received as a gift quite big Ficus microcarpa around 8-9 months ago. In the beginning it has lost most of the leaves (probably due to transport and setting in new place). It is alive and growing but not quite even. The bottom part is growing more than the top part of tree. I like...
  7. Clorgan

    Juniper pfitzeriana progression/ideas

    Already posted this project in a newby thread, but I think this is my first material that actually has alright bonsai potential! So I think it deserves its own thread (the other threads may be added to the burn pile 😂 ) Added photos of work so far - pruning (tried not to do too much)...
  8. Z

    Any ideas for pruning this nursery pine?

    I got rid of a few unsightly branches and now im stumped with what to do with it... im not going for an "instant bonsai" but i have little experience with pines and need some kind of idea. Don't plan to repot for a while.. Any tips will help
  9. Joelshack2362

    Possible help with identification

    Hello I have had this tree for about two years and I'm wanting to know the exact species? Also if anyone has and ideas for the tree I wouldn't mind hearing ideas. The second photo is what I hope for the front of the tree.
  10. Bavarian Raven

    Ideas / Suggestions welcome :) - blueberry

    Hello, I'm new here and relatively new to Bonsai as well. I have spent a lot of time (too much time :oops: ) researching and googling Bonsai and related topics. :eek: Anyways, as seen in the picture below (not the best picture, sorry!), I managed to salvage this little wild blueberry bush...
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