advice needed on pruning

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advice needed on pruning

Post  Mini Me on Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:32 pm

I would like to knock some of the height off of this tree and I would like any advice on style that you can give. I'm new to this forum and bonsai though this tree I've been working on for 5 years. I would also like to have a thicker trunk.

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Re: advice needed on pruning

Post  JimLewis on Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:44 pm

A picture will help. What kind of tree?

The mere act of cutting the top away will give the impression of a thicker trunk. Otherwise, a series of trunk chops, selection of new leaders, and TIME will be what you need to get a fat trunk. There are no shortcuts.

Jim Lewis - - Western NC - People, when Columbus discovered this country, it was plumb full of nuts and berries. And I'm right here to tell you the berries are just about all gone. Uncle Dave Macon, old-time country musician

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