Hello all -
I've searched both this forum and elsewhere online and can't seem to find a clear answer, so I'm hoping by posting the question myself that you wise folks will jump in.
I have a Seiju elm I picked up a couple months ago as a pre-bonsai from a nursery that has a "bonsai" department...
I was in the area and stopped by a local nursery and was looking around and found these Seiju elms that they had on final clearance. Generally speaking for nursery material, it looked great to me and started to get some really nice bark, but it had some pretty noticeable reverse taper. I wanted...
Picked up this Seiju Elm from a local nursery last fall - it was neglected in a back corner and well priced as a result. Chopped back pretty harshly and repotted into a (too) large bonsai pot. These bud out profusely everywhere, so put on a good number of branches over the year - just wired it...
This is a little seiju elm. It’s 11” tall at the tallest branch. Trunk is 5.5” tall. Bought in April 2019 from a nursery as a shrub. Thought about hedging this because of the growth habit but decided I did not want a chia pet on my bench. Potentially be a shohin but I’m less concerned about size...
This is my Seiju, I've had it for about two years and I made the first cuts on it this past winter. It was purchased from the Muranaka nursery in Nipomo, CA. It was propagated from a root cutting about 5 years prior to my ownership.
2017-right after purchase
Gifted to me. Nice potential. No real plans at moment.. maybe going to develop as a flat topped acacia styled tree with some flat pads. Will see.
Age: About 10yrs?
Training: Previous owner
Pot sucks. Needs a new pot.