large bonsai

  1. Grego83

    Collected Lantana XXXL

    Lantana are used often in landscapes here in Southern California, and I am surprised I haven't seen more collected Lantana as bonsai. I collected this one in January from the backyard of my parent's house, as it had outgrown it's spot next to a walkway. None of us can remember exactly, but we...
  2. LeftHandLuke

    Suggestions for Potting LARGE Ginkgo

    Greetings! I have a vision to pot a fairly large ginkgo in a similarly large pot. It's currently seven feet from trunk base to top but I'll be wiring/bending it into a moderate curving S-shape. Could anyone share suggestions on the style of pot that would best complement this vision? I wasn't...
  3. goth_gardener

    Potting mix/Care for large Weeping Maple bonsai

    Hello nuts ! I rescued this beautiful maple tree on sale from my local nursery today and am curious about doing a larger bonsai situation in this pot… here is the tree resting on some previous potting soil in the container (will be acid loving later ofc), a larger pic of location just for fun...
  4. Sweetyness

    Help Repotting 70+ Year Old Liquid Amber (Sweetgum)

    So excited to find this forum! Before I ask for advice, I would like to share the history of this tree, and a little about my experience with Bonsai. Spring of 2021 I was gifted a large Liquid Amber bonsai tree from my beloved cousin living in Newport Beach, CA. She passed away that Sept...
  5. M

    Large hornbeam yamadori.

    Hi all, collected a nice thick hornbeam from my grandads place in central France, unfortunately I was forced to collect the tree then and there (mid august). I collected it withought a lot of Troy and had to pot it up in pretty terrible soil (the only soil available at the time). It stayed in...
  6. Hbhaska

    Suggestions for a huge bottle brush tree

    I recently collected this tree from someone’s yard. It is huge, almost five feet tall from the ground up. I’m going to leave it for a while in the hope it survivors. Depending on where I get bud back, I’d like to either keep it the same height or cut off the top, as in the red line in the pic...
  7. syon_r

    How to create large black pines?

    First of all, I have seen plenty of articles on trunk development for small shohin black pine bonsai, but I haven't seen any for large black pine bonsai. I have pre bonsai that are a foot in height, and I would like to eventually get them to around two feet in height. I have selected existing...
  8. George Small

    Dawn Redwood

    Any advice is welcome. When is the best time to trim ? Also what type / style pot would be the best. Tree is currently 44" tall. It was grown in grown and was potted about 18 months ago. Very healthy. Thanks G.
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