This little zelkova was a volunteer growing in a median. This baby looks to be about 2 years old. The roots were decent, and distributed somewhat evenly. What appealed was the nice straight trunk and the graceful flare at the base. It is about 1.5” at the base and 3/4” a few inches up the trunk...
Saturday on noelanders i bought this small zelkova nire i bought it because i saw a good informal upright tree in there
Also were does nire stand for?
As the buds are already swollen up
It does need to be repoted soon but also means i need to give it some extra winter protection
i hope to...
Not having a little broom in my collection is not an option and what is better than starting a zelkova for that matter. In 2013 i found a zelkova stick in the local bonsai nursery. I looked for straight trunk this time and this was as straight as i found that time.
April 2013 Repotted and first...
I'm new to posting on the forum and new to bonsai.
I have enjoyed reading (and laughing) on this forum for a lil while now.
I love the way this forum keeps a sense of humour and that the tone is always friendly, even to us "annoying lil rookies" lol.
I've always thought bonsai trees...
Really want to get growing at the new home.Waiting for seeds to stratify another few weeks.
Kinda' bored,so I made a quick sketch of what I have planned for the trees.
-Grow in 8"-10" low bulb pans.
-First growing season I will probably uproot at least once to make sure roots are radial.
I'd really like to have a small broom-style zelkova but I'm having a hard time finding any material. I'm not necessarily looking for a "finished" tree, but something less developed with potential. Any and all recommendations appreciated! Thanks!