The Tree Thread

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ok, my bad....
 

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leatherback

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ok, my bad....
Ginkgo bonsai is doing some landscaping. Danny has been posting all sorts of fun offers on facebook for unrealistic prices. That he can still buy dinner, I am surprised.

A tiny juniper cascade I got from Will baddeley a half decade ago:
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It would be really nice if you could let us know what part of the globe you live on?
 

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This is a Purple 'Rohanni' Euro Beech that I have had for 10+ years. It was small, maybe 12" when I bought it in a 1 gal pot. It had a weeping top and it's hard to find anything actually small in landscape nurseries. I don't remember what I paid for it, but I was happy to find a weeping purple Beech that small. It was just about ready to show in 2012, but the first winter from Hell intervened killed the weeping part of the top. The second year from Hell '12-'13, finished off everything from the ground-up. It put up a couple twigs and I just let it grow.

This variety has very slender wood which is what I admired in it originally, and I wanted to grow something to help it revive so I just let go for several years and wired it a couple years ago to give it some movement, but without a real plan. This year I let it go again, and just wired it for winter here...
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There are two trunks, the right one in front of the left one. This is hard to see in two dimensions, but it's a pretty wild and intreguing design that will be made only a little more compact as it adds ramification withing the profile.
 

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Brian Van Fleet

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Maybe my favorite bonsainut subplot is watching @Brian Van Fleet correct @Vance Wood ‘s treeless pic comments in the tree thread. 😂😂😂😂

Tropical class picture.
Good. I really don’t get tired of it.😜 I only wish I had more than 2 trees to choose from.😜😜😜
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Forsoothe!

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English Oak is slow growing. You plant them and then clean them up once a year and wire a little and go on to next year. It is the archetype of a, "Wait until next year" tree. Here's a forest planted in 2013 of saplings 4 or 5 years old given to me by a friend. 5 of the trees were killed to the ground and sprouted suckers over the years giving me variety in sizes that I could have done without. It has been so unremarkable that I don't have any photos to speak of until now. Here it is earlier today...
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You can see the stubs & suckers don't do much for picturesque, but you have to roll with the punches and do your yearly stuff, year after year and one day, presto!, all the ducks suddenly get in a row and all the parts are there to wire into what you pictured in your mind's eye...
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I'm looking forward to next spring!
 

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