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Post  Guest on Wed Oct 07, 2009 7:13 pm

One of the few non natives I have in my garden. This Korean Hornbeam is always the first to let me know winter is on the way.

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Post  Storm on Wed Oct 07, 2009 7:15 pm

Loved it. Thanks for sharing Will.

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Post  bonsai monkey on Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:53 pm

Wow Will, I love the tree and the pot. Fantastic combination.

Funny that you should mention that this tree is the first to let you know that Winter is on its way, My slightly larger Korean Hornbeam is one of the last trees at home to give in to Autumn affraid

Thanx for sharing Will,
Okk, Okk,
Simon

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Post  bhellige47 on Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:57 pm

Is that wired currently? I can't tell but I really like the waviness of the branches instead of a simple downward bend. And the colors, Duke, the colors! (American commercial reference. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwlMHJE82Mk)

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Post  Guest on Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:24 pm

Thanks Storm Simon and B. Glad you like the combination, the pot is one of my own and one of my first glazings. Complete luck.The tree is wired but only the tips. The structure of the branches was built by pruning ,then wiring.

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Post  F. Waheedy on Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:30 pm

What a lovely tree, Will. beautiful trunk line and nice foliage and colour. Nice pot as well.

Thanks for sharing.

Faisal

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Post  Jeremy on Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:38 pm

Thank you for posting Will.
A very good image. Love the pot and tree combination.

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Post  Tony on Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:50 pm

This is a lovely little tree Will, How come I have never seen this tree in a show?

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Post  Guest on Wed Oct 07, 2009 11:30 pm

I have'nt exhibited at many shows Tony. Local club shows, Kevin Willson's Spirit of bonsai, twice, Capel manor and Ginkgo, once.I do like the atmosphere and involvement but just have'nt the connections.

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Post  Mike Pollock on Thu Oct 08, 2009 2:02 am

Mine is going into a show at the New York Botanical Garden in a week and a half. We've already had 40 degrees F, but no real color in the foliage yet.

Cross your fingers for me...

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Post  Roger Snipes on Thu Oct 08, 2009 2:57 am

Hi Will,
Thanks, nice fall color. Like Simon, my hornbeams are usually among the last to exhibit fall color.

Strange but true> Smile

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Post  Guest on Thu Oct 08, 2009 6:03 pm

This year it's coloured up earlier than usual. I can only put it down to the unusually, hot,dry and windy summer we've had in Suffolk. Height of the tree is 8" from the rim of the pot.

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Post  Geof on Fri Oct 09, 2009 12:42 am

Nice tree Will!
My Hornbeam is just starting to turn. It seems you had our New England summer and we had Englands. I think we had maybe 4 or five weekends where it did not rain.
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Post  Guest on Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:03 am

It's been raining here for three days now. first significant rain all summer!! Ive just noticed our American friends have changed the spelling of "colour"[proper spelling]. Is it that abhorrent!!!!!!

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Post  Geof on Sat Oct 10, 2009 1:19 am

Will,
When I went to school that is how they taught us to spell Color! But I guess we don't speak proper English too!
pip pip cheerio! Very Happy
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Post  Gæst on Sat Oct 10, 2009 5:31 am

will baddeley wrote:It's been raining here for three days now. first significant rain all summer!! Ive just noticed our American friends have changed the spelling of "colour"[proper spelling]. Is it that abhorrent!!!!!!

There are differences in American English and English English, I learned. Autumn and fall is another one I believe. But this is a bonsai forum, not a English class, so I dont care about that Cool
I just care about the bonsai.

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Post  Guest on Sat Oct 10, 2009 9:50 am

Im just kidding!! Its just a couple of people went to the trouble to remove the u.

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Post  Gæst on Sat Oct 10, 2009 6:15 pm

will baddeley wrote:Im just kidding!! Its just a couple of people went to the trouble to remove the u.

Good Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

- Morten

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Post  bigsteve on Sat Oct 10, 2009 7:33 pm

will baddeley wrote:One of the few non natives I have in my garden. This Korean Hornbeam is always the first to let me know winter is on the way.
the tree actually looks better in the flesh guys,saw it at capel manor last year.
looking good will
(tree not you ha ha)

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Post  Harleyrider on Sat Oct 10, 2009 10:08 pm

No pics, but my Malus and Coastal Redwoods gave me the first sign that I need to dig my thermals out.

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Post  Guest on Tue Oct 13, 2009 9:44 am

Leaves turned brown, so I removed them in readiness for Autumn pruning.

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Post  frk_leal on Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:38 pm

Lovelly! I should say that i've even liked it better this way, wth no leaves.
Congratulations.

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Post  Guest on Wed Oct 14, 2009 12:18 am

Thanks Frk. I much prefer the leaf less image of deciduous trees....... Fortunate for me as I live in the U.K, where trees are bald for half the year.

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Post  Jeremy on Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:29 am

Nothing wrong with being bald.
Bald is beautiful .......... in most cases. Wink

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Post  Guest on Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:08 am

God made some beautiful heads............ The rest he covered with hair!!!

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