1. W

    Hot take: Root bound definition

    Merriam Webster defines a plant being root bound as "A tangled mess with little to no room for new growth". I agree with this definition. Because being root bound is a problem for plants, and there are signs like yellowing foliage, wilting, growth retardation, pushing the rootmass above the pot...
  2. vancehanna

    Pot No. 11 "L" is a craggy crescent pot

    Dimension shown in Photograph. Shipping is free. Please consider this in your bid as it is expensive. Auction starts at $30.00 and ends Midnight May 17. It has two drain holes and 6 wire holes.
  3. Lawrencek

    Repotting Chinese elm for first time, advice needed.

    Hello all, someone might recognize me about a year ago I bought my friend a Chinese elm bonsai and I posted a thread on this website about if everything looked ok because the trunk had a odd bend to it (advertised as broom style) and the soil looked dislodged. I got some good feedback on here...
  4. K

    Help - Information about newly acquired pot set

    Hi all, I just acquired a small set of 6 micro bonsai pots and was hoping someone on here had some more information than what the seller and I were able to piece together. According to the seller these pots are from Seto Tokoname and the person they had gotten them from had them for over 15...
  5. JuniperSol

    Anyone recognize this signature + chop mark?

    Found this pretty pot but I have 0 clue what this pot is. Anyone recognize it?
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  7. M

    Fan shaped pot- Trees in unusal styles of pots?

    My wife recently purchased me a new pot as a gift, however it is a pot I would consider an unusual shape. What kind of style of tree would you put in a fan shaped pot (arched pot)? Does anyone have any examples of trees in a fan shaped pot? Wakazura bonsai is the name of the company I got...
  8. M

    Azalea style suggestions

    Hello, I have an azalea stump that I’m going to be transforming into bonsai. Pictured below is my desired front: Given that this is the front of the future bonsai, what styles would you guys recommend for me? I am not creative at all and I will not be able to create a beautiful tree...
  9. Yo Mango

    Stick with round pot or not?

    I’m looking to repot this tree here soon. Any opinions on what shape pot to go with? Should I stick to round, or go with something else?
  10. mwar15

    Custom pot auction. You pick the glaze!

    All right this is a test pot as with any custom pot it’s not perfect. What I’m gonna do is fire it and then whoever wants to be the high bidder will choose the glaze. With that caveat it may not be perfect but I’ll work with that person. Ask questions if needed. I will donate a percentage into...
  11. S

    Making bonsai from bought Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii)

    Hi everyone, This is my first post and my first experience with bonsai. I recently bought a Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) and would like to style this to make a bonsai tree. I live in Stockholm, Sweden and came to the conclusion I am in "hardiness" zone 7 according to...
  12. Apex37

    Good Place for Bonsai Pots Online

    Trying to find a decent online store that sells bonsai pots, preferably ones that are frost proof. I'm looking to repot some junipers and can't seem to find a decent online bonsai pot store. Any recommendations?
  13. C

    Help me find the right size pot for my Potocarpus

    All im looking to repot my podocarpus. The tree is about 20”+ tall and is currently sitting in a 11” by 8” pot. What’s the right size pot for this size Bonsai? Should I size up to 12”-13” or wider? I prefer rectangular pots.
  14. SantaFe

    Finest bonsai pot I’ve ever seen

    I just acquired a pot by Roy Minarai that I think, for me, is the finest bonsai pot I’ve ever seen. It’s a mokko shape, 11.5 inches long. The layered glazes are stunning. Roy just keeps getting better...he told me he made this piece earlier this year. It’s in transit now, and I’m excited as hell...
  15. NaoTK

    New pot with uneven reduction effects

    Howdy, I'm happy to share this pot I pulled out of the kiln yesterday. The red color comes from copper being reduced by the kiln flame. After playing with this glaze for the last year I dialed in where to place pots to get the desired reduction. I think it would work great for a Japanese...
  16. L

    Lathed Bonsai Pots

    One of my other hobbies (very new to bonsai) is wood turning. A few years ago I rough turned this bowl out of a box older that fell in the back yard. I liked it so I sealed it and never finish turned it. Sometimes it's a huge coaster for my desk, sometimes its catching cashew shells. I included...
  17. Fl_bonsai

    Portulacaria afra repot !

    So today was the day I finally got around to something I have been putting off for awhile. It was definitely time for this jade to get a decent pot . So that led me to dragon tree to pick out a pot! If Anyone Is in mid to south east Florida should know about place , Robert was extremely helpful...
  18. S

    Target Soil Moisture Level for Juniper Procumbens nana

    Hello, I am new to bonsai growing and want to make sure that I am doing everything right for my bonsai. I am 99% sure that is a Juniper Procumbens nana. I just bought the bonsai for my desk at work and realized that the pot does not have a hole in the bottom to let excess water out. I am going...
  19. S

    Help Watering my Juniper Procumbens Nana

    Hello, I am new to bonsai growing and want to make sure that I am doing everything right for my bonsai. I am 99% sure that is a Juniper Procumbens nana. I just bought the bonsai for my desk at work and realized that the pot does not have a hole in the bottom to let excess water out. I am going...
  20. Tbwilson33

    Pot ID help

    Can anyone ID the maker of this pot?
  21. W

    Having your roots done..

    You go to a hair dresser to have others fix that dead beaver on your cranium. You use a lawnmower to mow a lawn. Leaving things to the professional(s) equipment is always best. Pause. I wanted to get a mail-order brid.. ehrm.. Japanese black pine into bonsai soil and out of the potting soil. It...
  22. C

    Cedar training boxes?

    So I found a great mulberry stump that I want to collect come the winter. I also would like to get my Japanese maple out of its nursery pot when the time comes. I see a lot of people beginning training from collected trees and nursery pots into cedar boxes. I understand that these boxes are...
  23. syon_r

    Drilling Extra Drainage Holes in Pot

    I just received this awesome Thor Holvila bonsai pot in the mail, but it only has one tiny drainage hole. I don’t have pictures yet, but you can see the hole in the second to last picture here: http://thorholvila.tictail.com/product/palm-size-1708-13-xxx. It would offer barely any drainage and I...
  24. sparklemotion

    The right tree for the pot - virtualization exercise

    I was struck by this pot that was posted by Harry Harrington on his Facebook feed today. The pot is by Pierre Rousseau. (image credit, Harry Harrington) I'm trying to get a feel for what look "right" when it comes to matching trees and pots, so I thought it would be fun to play around in...
  25. ConorDash

    Training/Grow Pots

    Hello, I am currently looking to pots, which won't look good, just for training and allowing a tree to grow whilst doing some work on it, such as chop and grow or getting it back to health. I feel that the root work, to fit it in to a nice bonsai pot can come after all of that. I found mostly...
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