I am interested in buying this pine that the owner thinks is a Japanese black pine. The only thing is that he planted some red and white pines at the same time and he’s not entirely sure which ones were which. Do you guys think it’s a black pine and is it worth buying?
Does anyone have any suggestions on where to buy seeds online? In particular looking for Japanese Black Pine, Japanese White Pine and English Yew. Also seeking some reliable sources for seedlings (1-2 years old) of those species.
I bought last week some Pinus Thunbergii (Japanese black pine) seeds. On the instructions says that I have to do a cold stratification of 2 months and plant them in spring. I assume it is a little bit too early to begin with the stratification now.... so what should I do with the...
I have recently acquired 26 Japanese Black Pine seedlings and 15 colanders. The seedlings are from Weyerhaeuser and Forest Farm. The colanders are 10" plastic "wash baskets" from Amazon.
Jonas Dupuich is inspiring and I hope to replicate these results...
I bought this Japanese Black Pine at the 2016 Bonsai Society of Portland Fall Show. It went to the oral auction and I got it for $165. I'll be cataloging its development in this thread.
Here it is today with a 12 oz can for scale
Close up of the exciting basal flare and lichen
I need to...