shohin bonsai

  1. JEads

    Ligustrum obtusifolium - Japanese privit

    I keep seeing amazing Ligustrum obtusifolium in a bunch of the Japanese show books, especially gafu-ten (shohin). Since it is invasive and consuming the upper Midwest, y'all mind digging some of those out and sharing the wealth? ;) Help save your native forests to boot!
  2. B

    Unknown Maple Trunk Chop Timing

    Disclaimer: I haven't even been in bonsai for 2 years, at least one of my claims will probably need to be corrected. Please tell me when I get something wrong. I don't want to go longer than I have to, believing in something false. This thread is an all-in-one kinda deal, I want to know what...
  3. Clorgan

    Chunky lil cork bark elm

    Another little cork bark elm from a local nursery, budding up nicely 👌 Hopefully a nice shohin in the making!
  4. brennobonsai

    Help me to style my shohin juniperus bonsai

    Hi! It's been a while since I posted anything here because all my plants are still very small and thin and some were planted in the ground to thicken. But I still have some in my backyard like this Juniperus strickta (I don't know exactly). It's in this big pot but it's only in organic soil that...
  5. LeftHandLuke

    Advice for Cork Bark Shohin-in-Training (ulmus parvifolia)

    I'm inexperienced with shohin-sized trees and could use some advice on what this guy needs in the way of trimming and/or wiring to set him up for next season. I get the feeling that there are some obvious "Bonsai 101" techniques that I'm overlooking but haven't been able to see the forest for...
  6. K

    Mame Bonsai making

    Bonsai is an Art of Making Plants small and giving them a form of natural look to the plant. It's a skilled art and how Nature Plays a main role in shaping plants. In Bonsai Art Plants are acquiring a Tree shape in masters hands just like in Nature. We are trying to keep our Bonsai Plants as...
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