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Jerry Norbury

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Korean Hornbeam
« on: July 08, 2010, 06:54 PM »
Bought a nice little Korean Hornbeam with the intention of growing it further as s shohin. It's about 12inches.
 

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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2010, 06:57 PM »
Chopped it and ended up with this
 

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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2010, 07:00 PM »
Now we have a bit of growth.

1) Which is the front?
2) Do I rub off a good deal of the tiny branches?

Big photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/norbury/sets/72157624319529095/
 

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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2010, 10:45 AM »
Nice tree, Jerry.  You definitely need to remove some of those branches.  Otherwise, you'll end up with a bushy mess on such a small bonsai.

Good luck on this project!  Keep us posted.

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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2010, 09:29 AM »
Nice little hornbeam Jerry, it is going to make a nice shohin. I like the first pic as a front right now.

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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2010, 02:29 PM »
Thanks, yes I agree, #1 or #2.

I'm favouring #2 at the moment - however, I never make such decisions so early...
 

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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2010, 09:23 AM »
Either 1 or 2, though it looks like you might have fewer scars in front with #1.  Definitely need to grow out a few lower branches for taper, etc., yeah?
 

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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2010, 10:04 AM »
Either 1 or 2, though it looks like you might have fewer scars in front with #1.

If not fewer, then at least smaller scars (after you trim all these little stubs back).
 

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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2010, 05:21 PM »
6 day update on this one. No rest for the wicked.


Trimmed...



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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2010, 06:28 PM »
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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2010, 04:57 PM »
If that's how it looked after 6 days, how does it look after a couple of weeks?
 

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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #11 on: August 04, 2010, 03:07 AM »
I'd like to tell you but I'm on holiday until next week, so I can't...
 

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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2010, 03:07 PM »
Here we go...now back from holidays. Gave it a little trim again.



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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2010, 03:46 PM »
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Re: Korean Hornbeam
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2010, 04:27 PM »
Other side - sun came out while turning it...
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