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John Kirby

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Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« on: May 16, 2015, 11:02 AM »
8" tall Japanese Maple I have Been working on the past 31/2 years. Has been residing in the pale blue Yamafusa pot for the past couple of years. Transplanted in to a multicolored Bunzan pot last month. Shohin are supposed to be fun. May use this as my second tree for a show this summer, first tree is a slant.
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2015, 11:19 AM »
close to perfection. Nice job
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2015, 12:39 PM »
What's not to like... Very nice and fun tree
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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2015, 02:14 PM »
very nice pot choice, for a super shohin!
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2015, 02:50 PM »
Nice! What species is first tree? pic?
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2015, 05:31 PM »
Slant Larch
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2015, 10:14 AM »
Much better pot.

But now, do you really think these "sumo" trees look like trees?
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2015, 07:52 PM »
Hmm do they look like trees? Yes. Stylized trees.

Pot isn't better, just different.
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2015, 10:19 PM »
It surprises me that this pot doesn't clash as much as I think it should.  The more I look at it, the more I like it. 
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2015, 03:24 AM »
Very nice.

I like both pots.
 

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« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2015, 06:37 AM »
Id be interested in how the pot/tree combination works outside of autum! Please feel free to keep us informed ;)
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2015, 10:14 AM »
Wow! That tree gets better every time I see it. Well done John!
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #12 on: July 22, 2015, 01:26 PM »
What's this one look like in leaf w/ that new pot?
 

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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #13 on: August 04, 2015, 10:50 AM »
A quick shot out in the Humidity.....
 
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Re: Shohin Sumo Japanese Maple
« Reply #14 on: August 05, 2015, 02:51 AM »
Really nice John.
 
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