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Memory Lane – Yamadorii Buxus 2007

Looking back….we can tell a tree’s story…..admire an image…..capture a moment…..remember a special event… inspired – to create a memory for tomorrow. 

I hope you enjoy this regular peep into some of John’s bonsai history.

Memory Lane – Yamadorii Buxus 2007
We had a batch of these trees, really old and knarled Buxus which I believe were collected from the south of France.
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The subject tree started out quite tall but was reduced to help focus more attention on the old hollow section of the lower trunk.
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The tree was then wired and styled. It was subsequently repotted into a bonsai pot at the beginning of 2009. Notice how much growth it has put on during the interim period.
I still see this tree from time to time when it’s new owner, one of my students, brings it along to a workshop for it’s routine progress assessment!