Tag Archives: dwarf yaupon

Some tree that I used to know….

There are just too many jokes that can be made in bonsai. Example, you see a pretty girl and you say to your bonsai pal “I’d like to show her my formal upright, if ya know what I mean…” Or … Continue reading

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Progressions, updates, and a new (to the blog) tree.

It’s time for some progress reports. Here are four trees I’ve been working on. One tree you’ve never seen before, unless you’re a Facebook friend, on Instagram or the /r/bonsai board on Reddit. Here they are before work: Well, the … Continue reading

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Ilex flattop!

I warned ya’ll that I had a flattop ilex in the works. Here’s how it came to be: In the beginning, we had some small yamadori that needed collecting. T’were growing amidst the roots of a mighty live oak and … Continue reading

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Four updates: four ilex, one male, one old, one potato, one pig

These will be quick updates as I did little to them but repot so……. The first tree is the male ilex vomitoria from this post (clicketh hither) It was time for a new pot. If you remember, this is not … Continue reading

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