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General Category => Evergreen Bonsai Discussion => Topic started by: bretts on October 22, 2009, 11:44 AM

Title: New fire thorn
Post by: bretts on October 22, 2009, 11:44 AM
It is finally evergreen collection time here. This is a fire thorn that I have had my eyes on for a few months.
By the look of the bark and the size compared to others I think it is very old maybe 60 years?
It is one of the best I have ever collected anyway.
Title: Re: New fire thorn
Post by: bretts on October 22, 2009, 11:46 AM
I was buggerd by this stage
Title: Re: New fire thorn
Post by: bonsaikc on October 22, 2009, 11:48 AM
Wow! What a fantastic trunk! Great work, Brett! Good luck with it.
Title: Re: New fire thorn
Post by: bretts on October 22, 2009, 11:48 AM
I don't think the pics do it justice the bark is very old looking for a fire thorn
Title: Re: New fire thorn
Post by: bretts on October 22, 2009, 11:53 AM
Thanks Chris. I have collected two before this one late Winter and one early spring. Both seeem fine but this one was taken at what is meant to be te best time late spring so fingers crossed it should be fine.
Title: Re: New fire thorn
Post by: mcpesq817 on October 22, 2009, 01:12 PM
Wow, very nice find!  Well worth all the future chiropractor bills :D  

Can't wait to see it's progress in the future - thanks for sharing.
Title: Re: New fire thorn
Post by: bretts on March 23, 2010, 07:11 AM
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LOL You guys are funny  ;D
Just thought you might like an update of this tree.
Recovery has been excellent over the last 5 months.
Title: Re: New fire thorn
Post by: bretts on March 23, 2010, 07:18 AM
Just wondering if millers beer is popular over there. Not a bad drop :)
Title: Re: New fire thorn
Post by: bwaynef on March 23, 2010, 08:43 AM
It certainly seems to have recovered from collection.  Just wondering, whats with the bamboo(??) lining the inside of the pot?
Title: Re: New fire thorn
Post by: Hotaction on March 23, 2010, 12:01 PM
Just wondering if millers beer is popular over there. Not a bad drop :)

It certainly can't compare to the Bundy rum ;)

Dave
Title: Re: New fire thorn
Post by: bretts on March 23, 2010, 07:08 PM
The Bundy is good stuff but I won't let myself drink that when I go out anymore it always seems to get me in trouble :o

The pot ended up being a bit shallow Bwayne so the bamboo was added to allow more soil :)