I’m pretty new to bonsai and started up the hobby a little over a year ago in Los Angeles, CA. My partner and I are now planning to move to Hawaii early next year. I have several deciduous tress (Japanese, trident maples and dawn redwood bonsai). Seeing that Hawaii doesn’t have a winter...
When placing a tree on a wooden board in order to train the roots "Ebihara style", has anyone had issues with water not draining well because the board has no holes in it? The water has to drain off the sides and I wonder if that has caused any issues for anyone
These trees were ice damage trees from a wholesale nursery, and I got both of them by “donating” to the pizza fund.
The nursery used a tree spade to dig them so they came with about 400 pounds of field soil apiece.
How I got them.
As the climate has been crazy all over, and winter here has suddenly turned into summer, the temperatures are in the highs (85F) during the day.
The result is that my maples are in leaf, when they should be dormant.
I don't really know if it's ok for them to not rest one or more seasons, but I...
So, I thought that my patio wasn't getting enough light so I decided to go for a little project.
I have put my babies underneath a grow lights 6xBulbs T5 HO 6500K the distance from the top of the left maple is 6 inch and I have run a little test getting 4820 Lumens on top of the tree and 3000...
After reading all the 25 pages of the thead Ebihara Maples by @markyscott I came to some conclusions:
1-) I know nothing about bonsai.
2-) When I get to the level of knowledge you guys have, I"ll be dead and buried. Even being a fast learner.
3-) This forum and its posters are an immense source...