The 2021-2024 bonsai time capsule

leatherback

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As the 2018-2021 time capsule is to be open in September this year... it's time to start a new one.

Same deal... What trees do you have in early stage development, that have a future in medium range of time.

Conditions as before...
1. This time capsule will close the 31st of August.
2. The trees posted in here should not be posted in another thread.
3. To enter the capsule a pic of the tree now must be posted. If you like you can post what you expect from the tree in three years.
4. The time capsule will be dug up again on the 1st of September 2024, to share the before and after pictures.
5. Lets limit participation to 3 trees per person.
6. Be around in 2024 to share the afters!

Please do not post in this thread from 1 September 2021 - 31 August 2024.

Get on it!!!
Whatta ya got!?
 

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So.. My three entries


A potentilla which I got in fall. Picture taken a few weeks ago
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This Sabina was bought at the last trophy, 2020. Spent the time till now getting it healthy
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Found this sabina in the greenhouse of Danny Use last year. Same as the other, repotted and working on getting it healthy:
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Hartinez

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I’m game. I missed the last one. Glad to get down in this one. These are 3 trees that I’ve posted just this year in my dedicated backyard thread and another general shimpaku thread, but do not have dedicated threads themselves.

vitex agnus castus

purchased summer 2019 for $42

some of the best bark I’ve seen on the species.
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shimpaku juniper

purchased from a nursery in summer 2019 for $34

great bones, needs growth.

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Barberry “royal burgundy”

purchased for $23 summer 2021

great bark, trunk flare and overall wild character

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Gert

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I'll lock two in the vault.

Here is a procumbens nana I bought in spring 2020. I'll include a picture of that tree after its initial styling/massacre and the tree today. Hoping to have a full canopy come 2024! I might take the spiral top off and reduce it even further. See you in 2024.
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Below is a Chinese Elm forest I started in 2017. I initially placed the trunks a little too symmetrically. I might cut the roots up and re-arrange them. It's always been in a shallow pot and I've been struggling to get some ramification. Hoping that in 2024 this little forest starts to look a little better.

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-Gert
 

PeaceLoveBonsai

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Here’s 3 to add to the vault.

Shimpaku juniper, don’t think I’ve posted it here before. I’ve had it for a few years. In need of work for sure.
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A JBP purchased from @William N. Valavanis last year. Growing strong, will candle cut soon. E7A08E7E-CE0D-4081-90D2-B2E77A5AFCA4.jpegAnd finally, a collected shohin American Hornbeam purchased earlier this year.
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dlquick

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Itoigawa Shimpaku Juniper purchased 6/18/2021 for $45 (Age Around 2yrs) - Picture Taken 7/22/2021 before pruning, repot, or styling

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Japanese Black Pine purchased 7/16/2021 for $50 (Age Around 1-1/2yrs) - Picture taken 7/22/2021 before pruning, repot, or styling

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This thread is starting to close. Last call for last-minute contibutions!
 

Jake

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Jaquelline Hillier elm from root cutting started four years ago. I'll post the first picture too when this reopens as this tree graduated the 2018-2021 capsule

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If not too late, I’ll throw in these two apples from honey crisp seed last spring. 150FA4B4-DC66-4ECB-8725-EFB4102A8BD8.jpeg
 

Kadebe

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If not too late.... two cotoneasters started last fall as cutting

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