1. Leafie-plants

    Portulacaria Afra tanuki bonsai?

    is it possible to shape a portulacaria afra (elephant bush/ spekboom) into a tanuki-style bonsai with driftwood? has anyone tried this? thoughts??
  2. L

    Lorax7 Hinoki #1 progression

    Hinoki nursery stock and pieces of deadwood acquired fall 2021 from a pet shop (sold for aquarium use). I believe the deadwood is mopane wood. It’s very hard, dense, heavy wood. My intention for this planting is to create a tanuki (phoenix graft). Did an initial lime sulfur treatment on the...
  3. Arnold

    Your Tanukis: Show and tell

    Yes yes I know Tanukis are sort of a polemic topic, I'm no troll or want to start a fight like the trollguy of the Nigel Saunders topic. I dont love tanukis but I dont hate them either, I think they are valuable in their own way and I have seen Tanukis that are true piece of art and craftship, I...
  4. D

    Tanuki suggestion requested

    My neighbor Cut down a limb of a very large Eastern red Cedar which landed in my backyard. I salvage this piece in the first picture. I want to use that for a Tanuki. I had planned on taking the bark off the smaller side branch and carving it, but my question is this: Would harm the living plant...
  5. Shimpaku - Tanuki

    Shimpaku - Tanuki

    A before and after photo of the work I did restyling a shimpaku tanuki for a friend.
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