root base

  1. Cosmos

    Nursery ginkgo - good base, where/when to chop?

    Bought this ginkgo today. It sort of winked at me as I was browsing trees in the pouring rain, being small enough to fit in my car and 1/3 the price of the taller, less interesting ginkgos on offering. My instant feeling was "good wide base, not perfect (a bit of reverse taper) but interesting...
  2. Boise_Guy

    Ficus Root Base Spread & Chop Project

    I've got myself another big ficus! Benjamina I believe. I've only just recently chopped my first one and now it's time to start messing with this one :) Its 8 feet tall from bottom of pot to top of branches. Was potted just last year by previous owner, but he is using potting soil. I'm...
  3. bonsaidave

    Creating and maintaining your bonsai root base video

    I ran across this video linked on a Bonsai Reddit page. Being a new Bonsai hobbyist I found it to be interesting, informational and thought provoking for future re-potting. Perhaps you will too. Video is by a guy in Canada Nigel Saunders: "Creating and maintaining your bonsai root base"