Old Bristlecone pine...

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hmmm... Not sure about that price for that tree... Tree 202, the common juniper is probably my favorite on the page. However, the others with training could change my mind.:)

Also, the last one, I believe 212, It says estimated age 800 years old..I don't think it's that old..I think closer to 300-400 years old maybe.
 

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I find myself drooling more over #306, a ponderosa to die for!

(About what it would take, too, since I can't spare the money right now.)
 
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Is it an old bristlecone pine? Andy's guess may be pretty accurate, but 125 yrs. is young for a bristlecone...
 

rockm

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"Is it an old bristlecone pine? Andy's guess may be pretty accurate, but 125 yrs. is young for a bristlecone..."

Well, yeah, but have you seen an older one in a container?:D
 

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If I'm not mistaken, Andy Smith works for the Forestry Department determining age of trees for them...
He knows his stuff, and was very helpful when my buddy and I went collecting out his "neighborhood" last year.
 

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i see he has a quaking aspen ..i've never seen one as bonsai,there pretty common around here,has anyone tried these as bonsai before?
 

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That Quaking Aspen is interesting. As they propagate primarily from root shoots, I wonder how he was able to collect this with sufficient rootage. They do produce seed, but from what I understand this happens very infrequently - like every 10-15 years or so.:confused:
 
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