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Post  MerschelMarco on Fri Sep 17, 2010 6:45 am

Here ist a short story of another mugo pine. I found this tree in the summer of 2003 (Photo1).




As one can see the neddles were quite far away from the fat trunk. But only within two years after collecting, the pine got a lot of buds in the old Wood (Photo2). In the autumn 2006 after repotting the tree in a grey pot in spring, the tree became its first styling.




Interessting that at this time the old foliage was completly replaced by the new buds in the old wood. In the autumn 2008 the tree was repotted again in this smaller pot (Photo3).



The last Picture is a recent one from September 2010. The tree is only 32 cm high.




I think the Top should be placed a little bit more to the left side.

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Post  Guest on Fri Sep 17, 2010 7:29 am

What a stunning little Pine. You would never quess it was so small from the picture. Do you style your trees yourself?

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Post  Guest on Fri Sep 17, 2010 11:02 am

Marco,

i really like the overall compact appearance of your pine...very nice. Smile

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Post  Mike Jones on Fri Sep 17, 2010 6:36 pm

I like it as it is, very impressive. My second favourite species after the best...Scots.

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Post  MerschelMarco on Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:55 pm

Will, almost all of my trees are styled (and collected) myself.

The tree is not a tanuki as one may think when you only see the photos. Also the trunk isn`t so thick (21 cm at the base) as he appears, but it is extremly twisted. The photo from last year with the marked living parts may give you an impression.




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Post  anttal63 on Fri Sep 17, 2010 11:32 pm

Fantastic marco thankyou for sharing! cheers
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Post  Lukas Sirotny on Fri Sep 17, 2010 11:45 pm

This one is a real hammer tree, congratulations! I have already seen the pictures of your tree somewhere else on internet and I thought it was much bigger as well, what a nice surprise Very Happy . All the best for your next bonsai work!
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Post  MACH5 on Sat Sep 18, 2010 4:50 am

Fantastic little tree with very expressive lines! Wonderful! thumbs up
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Post  Andreasdeutscher on Sat Sep 18, 2010 5:31 am

What can I say? Really stunning tree. With envy, congratulations.

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Post  Andrija Zokic on Sat Sep 18, 2010 5:34 am

Great pine. It fits in what you describe before in another topic: "I like Bonsai who are not too “obvious” too “ascertainable” at the first moment but those who want to be explored, if you know what I mean."


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Post  Guest on Sat Sep 18, 2010 9:34 am

Andrija Zokic wrote:Great pine. It fits in what you describe before in another topic: "I like Bonsai who are not too “obvious” too “ascertainable” at the first moment but those who want to be explored, if you know what I mean."

Do you mean The kind of blurred line between root and canopy?

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Post  Milan Karpíšek on Sat Sep 18, 2010 10:07 am

very nice mugo pine, congratulations, good job
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Post  Todd Ellis on Sat Sep 18, 2010 2:02 pm

Marco, what an incredible tree! It tells a fantastic story with the twists and deadwood. FYI, my first impression wasn't tanuki. Very Happy I am amazed at how quickly the foliage pads developed. Salut, Todd
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Post  Neil Jaeger on Sat Sep 18, 2010 11:07 pm

This is one of the most intersting mugo pines that i have ever seen. The deadwood takes your eyes on alittle journey. GREAT tree!!
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Post  pongsatorn.k on Sun Sep 19, 2010 12:47 am

very nice mugo pine, congratulations!! thumbs up
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Post  Jose O. Rivera on Sun Sep 19, 2010 5:22 pm

Beautiful work, good transformation. I like too much
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Post  martin kolacia on Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:22 am

only one word .......... fantastic
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Post  MerschelMarco on Wed May 16, 2012 7:50 pm

By repotting the tree about three years ago, the pine had to be tilt to the right side to get the roots into the pot. This has caused some disadvantages for example the horizonal trunk lines and the overpowered taper of the trunk. Now the Pine was set a little bit upright again and the crown was edited a little bit.

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Post  MerschelMarco on Wed Apr 20, 2016 6:13 am

Here is an update.

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Post  kevin stoeveken on Fri Apr 22, 2016 3:53 am

WOW !
that foliage certainly was brought in closer to the trunk over time...
well done.

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Post  Vance Wood on Fri Apr 22, 2016 8:10 am

Beautiful transformation into a beautiful tree. It's like watching the metamorphosis of a butterfly.
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Post  milly.a on Fri Apr 22, 2016 5:22 pm

What a wonderful little tree! bounce bounce
Great work.
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Post  MerschelMarco on Sun Nov 13, 2016 4:36 am

This year the Pine made quite short needles, so I had to make a photo.


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Post  yamasuri on Sun Nov 13, 2016 10:46 am

Great tree. You did excellent work.
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Post  Vance Wood on Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:53 am

MerschelMarco wrote:This year the Pine made quite short needles, so I had to make a photo.


That's what Mugos do if you succeed in not killing them. This one is beautiful. Where did this tree come from originally if you don't mind sharing the information.
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