I got this bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) this January from a nursery. It was grown in a huge pot. When I remove the pot and the original soil I found a huge weird roots knot. On the one hand it expanded the base width from 10 cm to 19 cm, on the other hand I have a crossing thick...
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...
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"