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bonsaikc

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2009, 09:51 PM »
Harry,
I like that one as it is, however it seems to be simply a higher quality example of white on black grafted Japanese pine. Of course the graft union has been well covered. But I doubt I would pay $3000 for it (even if I could spare the cash).

Chris
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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2009, 10:45 PM »
Harry,
I like that one as it is, however it seems to be simply a higher quality example of white on black grafted Japanese pine. Of course the graft union has been well covered. But I doubt I would pay $3000 for it (even if I could spare the cash).

Chris

Never trust a picture......

keep it green,
Harry
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2009, 11:01 PM »
Nice graft
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #18 on: August 14, 2009, 08:46 AM »
better graft
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #19 on: August 14, 2009, 01:53 PM »
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #20 on: August 14, 2009, 03:07 PM »
Nice tree, but too many zero's there for me...........

keep it green,
Harry

PS: Sorry we hijacked your thread John...
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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #21 on: September 16, 2009, 01:28 PM »
I thought that almost every japanese white pine for bonsai is grafted to black pine understock, very few are grown on their own roots. 
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #22 on: September 16, 2009, 02:44 PM »
Davestree,
The high quality JWP are on their own roots, most are yamadori or very carefully cultivated nursery trees (seedlings or with some- cuttings). The trees we usually see are the mass produced grafts, they grow fast, are easily repotted and bark up on the lower trunk more eadily.

John
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #23 on: September 16, 2009, 08:58 PM »
Davestree,
The high quality JWP are on their own roots, most are yamadori or very carefully cultivated nursery trees (seedlings or with some- cuttings). The trees we usually see are the mass produced grafts, they grow fast, are easily repotted and bark up on the lower trunk more eadily.

John

this one is a seedling grown tree, unwired
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #24 on: September 17, 2009, 11:20 AM »
That has very nice bark.  How long until the nice bark ?  How old is this one ?  Do you have a picture after wiring ?
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #25 on: September 17, 2009, 11:57 AM »
Old  tree, nice bark, not sure I am convinced it started out as a literati, but it could be a nice one. Have you wired it yet (in all of your free time ;)?

John
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #26 on: September 17, 2009, 05:07 PM »
Old  tree, nice bark, not sure I am convinced it started out as a literati, but it could be a nice one. Have you wired it yet (in all of your free time ;)?

John

MatsuBonsai I apologize for interjecting this tangent in your thread.

John it was a bigger tree, reduced in height and has shari running down one side from the reduction.
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #27 on: September 17, 2009, 05:41 PM »
I apologize as well, Don that makes sense with the base and low taper. Thanks, John
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #28 on: September 19, 2009, 09:00 AM »
No problem guys.  This one went off topic long ago.  Don, I am looking forward to seeing some more posts from you (perhaps in your own thread? ;) ).
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #29 on: September 20, 2009, 01:52 AM »
Don likes to lurk.