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  • Toringo Crabapple

    Toringo Crabapple

    Toringo Crabapple ‘Malus Seiboldii’ donated to National Bonsai and Penjing Museum US, by Shyuichi Ueda. It has been in training since 1905.

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  • Larch – Before and after

    Larch – Before and after

    During a workshop in Wales, in March 2015, Pavel Slovak put a finishing touch on this larch, owned by Jeremy Wheeler. Over several variations this exploded bush with a big trunk -no pun intended- has become an elegant bonsai. Such a great transformation. Note that This tree went through several alterations over the year, before the final styling that led to this image. First major style & deadwood styling by Bob Hill Widening of the canopy and refining of deadwood […]

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  • Bonsai Privet by Harry Harrington

    Privet by Harry Harrington

    This privet Bonsai by Harry Harrington has been in training for 11 years at time of this picture. In this time, he has managed to turn a stumb from a hedgerow into a beautifull piece of art. The tree is complemented by a custom made pot. The pot was made by Victor Harris of Erin Bonsai.

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  • High levels of ramnification shown clearly

    Ramification shows age

    This image of a highly ramified tree in the north-British hills was captured by Tony Tickle, a well-know British bonsai artist. He announced this tree online with the words Ramification… this is a perfect model! And we can only agree. A nice example of how our finely ramnified bonsai do follow nature. And besides that, it is just a beautifull serene image of nature in early winter display. Just a sprinkle of snow is missing. Just one thing left to […]

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  • Twisted pines

    Twisted pines

    These twisted pines were photographed on Formentera by Jelle Ferwerda from Growing Bonsai. A perfect exampe on how windblown bonsai and informal uprights can be combined in a natural look. This forest is right at the beach, subject to strong mediteranean winds.

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