Author Topic: new to bonsai  (Read 1272 times)

shorty4one3

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new to bonsai
« on: April 15, 2013, 08:37 PM »
hello everyone! i stumbled upon this site while searching for info on Japanese maples and how to prune them. i'm new to bonsai and this one would be my first if i went this route. i picked up this tree today as an impulse buy because i thought it was a good deal. i purchased it for $35 while looking for tomato plants.should i try to make it into a Japanese maple bonsai? is this a good tree to use? i have read a lot of info on the subject in the past few hours and i think its something i might be able to handle. i don't want to butcher the tree or kill it, but would love to put the effort and time to make it look like a work of art that can be appreciated by my family and friends. comments and suggestions are encouraged, i cant wait to discuss this with everyone on here. thanks for taking the time to read this and here are some quick photos.



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« Last Edit: April 15, 2013, 08:40 PM by shorty4one3 »
 

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Re: new to bonsai
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2013, 09:44 PM »
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shorty4one3

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Re: new to bonsai
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2013, 10:11 PM »
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