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MatsuBonsai

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Re: Shohin Juniper (variety unknown)
« Reply #15 on: April 05, 2010, 02:01 PM »
Juan,

Any update on this tree?  Did it make it into a bonsai pot this year?
 

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Re: Shohin Juniper (variety unknown)
« Reply #16 on: April 05, 2010, 03:51 PM »
This was started as a pencil-thick cutting. Each year the tree grew one water sprout I bent and chopped at the end of the year. Pic 4 tells how the tree was grown.

What exactly do you mean when you say "water spout"?
 

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Re: Shohin Juniper (variety unknown)
« Reply #17 on: April 07, 2010, 01:30 PM »
Hi John, It did! I'll try to get a nice pic in the next couple of days.

Hi bwaynef , I actually meant the strong growth tip that results from hard pruning. In these young  junipers, only one tip is usually dominant over the rest. When you chop it hard, another strong tip takes its place, and this is the one I use to build the trunk line little by little. Hope that makes sense!
 

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Re: Shohin Juniper (variety unknown)
« Reply #18 on: April 11, 2010, 07:24 PM »
Hello , This pic was taken today. I noticed the tree is callusing well around the shari wound and some wires are cutting in.
Hope you guys like it.

Juan
 

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Re: Shohin Juniper (variety unknown)
« Reply #19 on: April 12, 2010, 03:34 PM »
Juan,

Looks great in that pot.  Nicely done.  Looks like it went a little juvenile on you, but not too much?
 

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Re: Shohin Juniper (variety unknown)
« Reply #20 on: April 13, 2010, 01:27 PM »
Hi John, thanks! I would say the tree did not revert any adult shoots back to juvenile , however, the juvenile ones that remained from my initial styling did grow stronger. Hope they turn around soon. Im starting this one on organic pellets now.
 

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Re: Shohin Juniper (variety unknown)
« Reply #21 on: April 13, 2010, 01:53 PM »
Ah makes sense.  It looks to be very healthy.  Looking forward to more updates on this one in the future.
 

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Re: Shohin Juniper (variety unknown)
« Reply #22 on: September 07, 2010, 05:35 PM »
And how about a follow up on this little one?