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Post  mike page on Sat Oct 16, 2010 11:43 pm

Today I did a trimming and repotting on this procumbens nana. The pot is from the Shigaraki kiln, and dates back to the 1970's. Shigaraki pots were my first sensei's favorites. After he passed, I bought several of the Shigaraki pots from his widow, (cost me an arm and a leg} and they are also one of my favorites.
The height including pot is about 26 inches. The link below is to an earlier image and the last pot.
http://ibonsaiclub.forumotion.com/bonsai-f1/procumbens-nana-t2755.htm?highlight=j+++procumbens


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Post  Todd Ellis on Sun Oct 17, 2010 12:51 am

Mike, I like this tree, but I prefer the other pot. The long shallow pot really enhanced the long elegant trunk like IMHO.
This Shigaraki pot would look better on my bench... Laughing
Salut, Todd

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Post  Hawaiian77 on Sun Oct 17, 2010 11:21 am

Howzit Mike,

I'm with Todd. There's something about that pot that doesn't do justice to the tree. But then-n-again, if you like it then more power to you. JMHO Very Happy

A Hui Hou,
-Tim Cool

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Post  mike page on Sun Oct 17, 2010 8:08 pm

Hi Guys
I agree that the long pot had an especially good visual relationship with the tree. No matter what, there's always a "but". In this cast the "but" was browning on the tips that the tree never had before. Investigating the roots with a sharp chopstick, I discovered there had been little growth to the righthand end of the pot in the 2-3 years since last repotting.
I decided to trim the tree and repot into a deeper pot and see if that will improve root growth, and of course, foliage growth.

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Post  Todd Ellis on Mon Oct 18, 2010 12:47 am

I wondered about that scratch . Please share next year how you think the tree is responding to its larger container. sunny
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Post  PaulH on Mon Oct 18, 2010 1:10 am

Regardless of the pot, its a beautiful tree, Mike.
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Post  Pavel Slovák on Mon Oct 18, 2010 7:17 pm

Hi Mike


The tree is beautiful and very interesting. The second pot is much better for me.
But next time I still was looking for something else.

Maybe so?



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Post  Jesse on Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:30 pm

I personally like the 2nd pot and the tree very much and they are fine together. However, I think both the pot and the tree could pair up even better with a different tree/pot. I like the pot that Pavel Slovák is suggesting for the tree best thus far.

It's in the eye of the beholder though and I think everyone agrees that is a great tree cheers

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Post  mike page on Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:57 pm

Thanks all for your comments and suggestions.
Pavel, your pot is very interesting. Maybe I'll find one like that at the upcoming GSBF bonsai convention.

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Post  Guest on Thu Oct 21, 2010 3:47 pm

Mike,
I agree with Paul, the tree is nice and compact no matter which pot you use.-IMHO

regards,
jun Smile

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Post  ogie on Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:42 pm

It's a great ONE keep on posting my friend,
regards,
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