Jap. Holly for Bonsai?

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Hey has anyone ever tried a Jap. Holly (I have researched the exact variety yet), for a Bonsai?
I just got out of class tonight and the teacher asked if anyone wanted a holly that was originally suppose to be planted on the grounds. Well for me ,,, Free is always good. ( I got a Black gum this way 2 weeks ago). So I'm going to give it a try.
I took a quick look at it and it seems there may be a possibility (it is night though have to see by the light of day). I do know that its dioecious, so ill have to get a male conterpart( this one does have the flower buds).
Thanks alot,
Sincerely,
KJ
 

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I have a convexa that I bought when I didn't know any better. So far from what I can tell it doesn't grow at all. it might not even be a real tree.
 

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I just got one don't remember exact name, wanted to try it for Shohin.
but I only had it for a couple of weeks, so don't have lots of experience yet

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Well, after seeing it in the light,, (if it lives), I'm not still not exactly which or what kind of holly it is:confused:? But if it does survive, (looks like its been dessicated by the cold winds) I'll give it a try.
it doesn't have too bad of shape,,,, see what you think. Here a 4 different sides of it. Its no yamadori, but for free...
Thanks ,,
KJ
 

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How about a close up of the leaves? Convexa is out.
 
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Ok ,,,,for you Steve,,, anything is possible:D
Sorry,
I hope after this post is thrown to the curb this tree lasts longer,
Thanks for the input,,
KJ
 

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