1. Shun

    My Japanese Red Pine (Akamatsu)

    Hello! I've been enjoying bonsai for a few years now and living in an apartment always with poor sunlight and little space restricted me to only get just a few (and small) trees. Recently I've been renting space in my local bonsai store so I could leave my trees there as I was worried some of...
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    Japanese Red Pine, 2018
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    Akamatsu, JRP
  4. AnacortesSteve

    Japanese Red and Black Pines from seed

    I have been growing JRP from seeds collected from the mother tree in my yard so no lack of source seeds, This year I started with JBP seeds I bought online and those have been pretty successful so I thought I would share some of what I have learned (thanks to those that have taught me). I start...
  5. Clicio

    JRP Cascade Styling - T bar branches have to go?

    Hello all. My Red Pine is healthy and growing well under the first warm days of Autumn (it was horrible for almost 4 months of summer; 100ºF and above every day). Trouble is, I need some ideas. I got it one year ago as a present from a good friend, that had grown it from seedling, so it was his...
  6. Clicio

    Akamatsu - JRP apex prune or wire?

    I have this healthy Japanese Red Pine cascade, but I don't quite like the way the apex outgrew the botton. Asked some people around, and some say I should chop it to the lowest pair of candles, but.. others say I should not lose all this growth and wire the apex branch (bend the hell out of it)...
  7. W

    Article A quick look in the rhizosphere of pines V1. Final

    I cut some pine roots off of live plants and put them in Petri's with sources of food for fungi and bacteria. I wanted to visualize what happens after transplanting and how the rhizobial community (root-area community) restores itself in different pines and different stages of growth. The...
  8. mwar15

    Japanese Red pine seedlings For Sale/Trade

    I have 6 Japanese red pine seedlings. These are one that were left in the shade, wire left on too long and a couple I experimented with cutting the buds. They are in 3-4" pots. If you want more pictures let me know. They will be going on the FB auction Sunday (10/29). I don't know what...
  9. Sn0W

    Garden Centre Haul

    So Today I picked up these bargains. I posted yesterday about a Japanese Red Pine and went back today to pick it up. Started speaking to the manager again and ended up leaving with a lot more. I realise that I didn't put anything in the pictures for scale, but the JRP is a monster and the...
  10. Sn0W

    Pinus Densiflora 'Alice Verkade'

    So today I saw a Pinus Densiflora 'Alice Verkade' in a garden centre I was visiting. I was speaking to the guy who owned the garden centre about trees when he told me he had a red pine for sale right at the back and if I was interested I should take a look. I jumped at the chance and went...
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