Author Topic: Herbal bonsai??  (Read 1708 times)

galo

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Herbal bonsai??
« on: November 23, 2011, 12:03 AM »
Hi all, I have collected a great specimen with a wide trunk base of "cedron" aloysia  triphylla or lemon verbena, anyone has experience with this type of "bush" to make it bonsai? thanks!
 

bwaynef

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Re: Herbal bonsai??
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2011, 09:55 AM »
It would be helpful if you'd update your profile to include your location.  A picture would never hurt either, ...both to jar someone's memory as to what that name might actually translate to plant-wise, and to offer advice on styling (though, with it just being collected that's probably a cart-before-the-horse situation).
 

galo

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Re: Herbal bonsai??
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2011, 10:03 AM »
Thanks for the reply, added some info on my profile, Ill take a pic of the tree over the weekend, I am not home now... but your reply did not really help alot on my question lol
 

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Re: Herbal bonsai??
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2011, 05:06 PM »
The answer fit the question and the picture.

To answer your question, no, I can not recall seeing this species as bonsai. I have seen lot's of rosemary bonsai, but they get truly woody. But,maybe you can.