privat bonsai

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privat bonsai

Post  JohnOstranica on Sun Mar 22, 2009 11:10 am

Hi ,I have just repotted this privat . What do you think ? any advice on styling and such would be most welcome ....John


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Re: privat bonsai

Post  JimLewis on Sun Mar 22, 2009 12:12 pm

I think that at this stage of its career as a bonsai, it needs a somewhat larger pot.

I'd also cut off that curlicue at the top, leaving maybe an inch of stub. Let it grow more slowly. Otherwise, with a privet it will stay skinny forever. Ditto to a lesser extent with the branches.

Very nice trunk. Be careful of the chop site. Privet wood rots easily and quickly. Use a wood hardener to slow it down.

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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