Pinus sylvestris on Workshop

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One of the participants on todays workshop selected a Pinus sylvestris yamadori which is now 4 years in a pot.

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We decided to work only with one branch. To bend this down we used raffia & straight wires and again raffia.

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After the bending down & first shapping we potted the tree up in a bigger bonsaipot without touching the root ball. This is the way we work in our workshops; safety before beauty.

More Raw Material

Today our crew started to prepare some more starters material from our fields.

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Acer palmatum very thick trunks, good neabari, approx 60cm high, 16 years old.

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Ginkgo biloba female trees, very rare variety not easy to find, nice trunc movement & ramifications. Dwarf variety about 16 years old.

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Camelia japonica with trunc movement, approx 50cm, 14 years old.