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Dwarf Barbados Cherry Bonsai

Dwarf Barbados Cherry Bonsai

This dwarf Barbados cherry bonsai was acquired as a fairly old prebonsai. I then let it thicken up in the...

Sand Pine Bonsai – Using an Uncommon Native Variety

Sand Pine Bonsai – Using an Uncommon Native Variety

Exhibiting delicate thin needles, sand pine bonsai are an interesting and difficult to find species. Perhaps one of the main...

Developing Japanese Black Pine Bonsai – Long Term Projects

Developing Japanese Black Pine Bonsai – Long Term Projects

Developing Japanese black pine bonsai is a rewarding and sometimes challenging process. When I first started, Japanese black pine was...

Chickasaw Plum Bonsai

Chickasaw Plum Bonsai Progression – a Native Yamadori’s Journey

Chickasaw Plum is a native species that produces beautiful white blooms in early Spring while the tree is still bare....

Sweet Acacia Bonsai

Sweet Acacia Bonsai – Starting Bonsai from Seedlings

Often I work with seedlings because good quality stock can be very hard to find for uncommon species. Using a...

Live Oak Bonsai

Creating a Live Oak Bonsai – A Nursery Stock Tree in Year Five of Training

Living in Florida for the greater part of my youth I’ve climbed and admired Live Oaks just as any respectable...

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