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    A couple of questions about Chinese Junipers

    I keep seeing Junipers like these and they look absolutely beautiful. First how do they make the trunks on Junipers so thick? All the ones I tend to see at nurseries are small and thin. Secondly what is all the dead wood called? How is it created? Is that old parts of the tree or have they...
  2. Rivian

    Unknown (to me) blue pine

    At least I think its a pine. Overall pine shape, 70cm high, new wood/shoots dirty white transitioning to brown bark as it ages, mostly singular 3cm long needles but some growing in pairs which are a bit thicker and maybe 10cm long. Overall light blue color. If I google blue pine i just get...
  3. Rivian

    Does dwarf Alberta Spruce airlayer?

    Title. I mean they do grow from cuttings. Wondering if older wood can be airlayered too, for better nebari. Maybe you have had success airlayering similar Piceas? I find these things for free sometimes, but they have thick roots that grow in circles. Pics just to show what the plant can look...
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    [9 weeks in] Growing my first plant, help appreciated!

    Hey fellow Bonsainutters, I started my first plant-growing venture after sowing Bonsai seeds from a Grow It starter pack (https://giftrepublic.com/). As per instructions I've sowed the seeds in coir pots added a coconut compost disc and sealed it in a polythene bag, placing it out of direct...
  5. TyroTinker

    Direction for a tree in a pot?

    OK so I've had this tree for about 11-12 years and I know it's not a bonsai it's just a tree, because I've never done anything with it besides occasionally water it. It started itself from seed falling from a maple in the front yard to a flower pot in the back at my folks place. I've been...
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