rough bark

  1. Bonsai Noodles

    Why do trunks cork/roughen up quicker in pots than in the ground? How to speed up the process?

    I hear that trees in the ground take awhile before rough bark is visible. Is it because of relative proportions? I imagine the speed at which trunks thicken might outpace the pace which the cork/rough bark forms. In theory, if you wanted to speed this process of rough bark formation in the pot...
  2. Tbwilson33

    Making rough bark

    Has anyone ever seen Aussie bonsai bloke? I posted the link to the video. I found it very interesting yet shocking. Just wondering if anyone has used a technique like he is using in the video and what species and the results.
  3. cozmicat

    Is my Chinese elm healthy?

    Hey all, I hope you’re well. After a few long months things have opened back up. I traveled to my local bonsai shop. I purchased a Chinese elm. I have questions about its leaves. Can any of you diagnose what is wrong with the leaves. A little background, the bonsai shop has been closed for 2...
  4. thumblessprimate1

    Small Nishikigawa

    I've started training this maple about 3 years ago. It was a grafted cultivar. First season I ground layered it. The second season of having it, I put it on a board. No nails to spread out roots, just screwed to a board and left to grow. Third season, I skipped work. Just too busy with things...
  5. milehigh_7

    Vitex agnus-castus 'corteza áspera' On Auction for 100% for Roy Minarai and his Family

    Up for auction is a One-year-old cutting grown new variety of Vitex agnus-castus that I have identified and will be releasing. I'm calling it, Vitex agnus-castus 'corteza áspera' (rough bark in Spanish) as a tip of the hat to how well it performs in the Southwest. (It's also called Chaste Tree...
  6. BonsaiButler

    Ceanothus Cuneatus Yamadori

    Last time I reported about these trees, I had just collected them. Sorry to say all but one died (thirteen total). This little one is the only survivor.
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