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    Entry: Vitex ‘Fascination’Vitex trifolia f. purpurea – Arabian Lilac Fascination – Zambia

    I dug this plant from my old farm on 10 01 2013. They were 3 plants like a clamp. I separated them, and reduced the long branches. Planted it directly in the ground. It did not skip a bit and budded shortly. It had very little ...
     
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    Entry: Black mangrove – Avicennia germinans – Mexico

    Before Aviccenia germinans, it is one of the best species to work with in the American tropics, however rarely do one see bonsai from the species, I would guess that it is because of the apparently larger leaves, as compare to ...
     
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    Entry: Logwood – Haematoxylum campechianum – Mexico

    Before Haematoxylum campechianum (Logwood) is a species of flowering tree in the legume family, Fabaceae. The old wood from this tree is extremely hard, one of the hardest I seen, the wood is dark red (haematoxilin is extracted...
     
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    Entry: Buttonwood – Conocarpus erectus – USA

    Before My tree that I am entering into the contest is a Buttonwood, the Scientific name is Conocarpus Erectus. The tree currently stands 43 inches not including the plastic nursery pot that has been cut down. The width is 29 in...
     
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    Entry: Chintok – Enriquebeltriana cretinifolia – Mexico

    Before Esta especie es una Enriquebeltriana Cretinifolia con una altura de 74cm.(29″) recolectada a unos pocos kil. de donde vivo y donde hay muy buenos ejemplares de esta especie y algunos muy viejos con mucho potencial ...
     
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    Entry: Juniperus chinensis ‘San Jose’ – San Jose Juniper – Mexico

    Before This plant comes also from a nursery. I liked this plant for the movement in its trunk, the conicity, enough branches to make a compact bonsai. One Quarter Progression The Lower Branches Were Worked As Jins To Give More ...
     
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    Entry: Bay Cedar – Suriana Marítima – Mexico

    Before ANTES:Este árbol es una Suriana que recolecte hace unos meses y la seleccioné por sus cualidades únicas como buen tronco con movimiento y madera muerta para trabajarla y una corteza agrietada que indica que es un poco vi...
     
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    Entry: Hibiscus – Mallow spp – Australia

    Before This stock was collected free of charge from a garden makeover, initially joined to a larger clump it was seperated and planted into a polystyrene growing box. I chose this species to take me out of my comfort zone, as I...
     
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    Entry: Conocarpus erectus sericeus – Silver Bottonwood – Mexico

    Before Conocarpus erectus sericeus (silver bottonwood) Is a species similar to the green bottonwood that has all the great benefits of botonwoods plus the silver looking leafs, this is an interesting material with lots of deadw...
     
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    Entry: Ficus Benjamina – Weeping Fig – Mauritius

    Before Lately I’ve been giving some serious thoughts about styling and developing literati bonsai. This material caught my eye in the nursery and was bought for that end in mind. It is long and thin enough to suite the li...
     
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    Entry: Rosa chinensis minima – Miniature rose – Mauritius

    Before This plant is a cutting I obtained late last year. It has been a bit neglected since, moss has covered most of the initial cutting and snails seems to have feasted on the leaves. It is about time to move it to a more sun...
     
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    Entry: Bougainvillea – Paper Flower – Zambia

    Before I was given this bougainvillea by a friend, who dug it out from a farm. I have no information on the variety, since I got it recently and it has not flowered. At list now has few leaves so I can tell it is a bougie. He d...
     
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    Entry: Vitex ‘Fascination’Vitex trifolia f. purpurea – Arabian Lilac Fascination – Zambia

    I dug this plant from my old farm on 10 01 2013. They were 3 plants like a clamp. I separated them, and reduced the long branches. Planted it directly in the ground. It did not skip a bit and budded shortly. It had very little ...
     
  •  
     
    Contest
     
    avicenia

    Entry: Black mangrove – Avicennia germinans – Mexico

    Before Aviccenia germinans, it is one of the best species to work with in the American tropics, however rarely do one see bonsai from the species, I would guess that it is because of the apparently larger leaves, as compare to ...
     
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    Contest
     
    hemafront

    Entry: Logwood – Haematoxylum campechianum – Mexico

    Before Haematoxylum campechianum (Logwood) is a species of flowering tree in the legume family, Fabaceae. The old wood from this tree is extremely hard, one of the hardest I seen, the wood is dark red (haematoxilin is extracted...
     
  •  
     
    Contest
     
    IMG_2415

    Entry: Buttonwood – Conocarpus erectus – USA

    Before My tree that I am entering into the contest is a Buttonwood, the Scientific name is Conocarpus Erectus. The tree currently stands 43 inches not including the plastic nursery pot that has been cut down. The width is 29 in...
     
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    Contest
     

    Entry: Chintok – Enriquebeltriana cretinifolia – Mexico

    Before Esta especie es una Enriquebeltriana Cretinifolia con una altura de 74cm.(29″) recolectada a unos pocos kil. de donde vivo y donde hay muy buenos ejemplares de esta especie y algunos muy viejos con mucho potencial ...
     
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    Contest
     
    IMG_1178

    Entry: Juniperus chinensis ‘San Jose’ – San Jose Juniper – Mexico

    Before This plant comes also from a nursery. I liked this plant for the movement in its trunk, the conicity, enough branches to make a compact bonsai. One Quarter Progression The Lower Branches Were Worked As Jins To Give More ...
     
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    Contest
     
    jaime5

    Entry: Bay Cedar – Suriana Marítima – Mexico

    Before ANTES:Este árbol es una Suriana que recolecte hace unos meses y la seleccioné por sus cualidades únicas como buen tronco con movimiento y madera muerta para trabajarla y una corteza agrietada que indica que es un poco vi...
     
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    Contest
     
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    Entry: Hibiscus – Mallow spp – Australia

    Before This stock was collected free of charge from a garden makeover, initially joined to a larger clump it was seperated and planted into a polystyrene growing box. I chose this species to take me out of my comfort zone, as I...
     
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    Contest
     
    Front

    Entry: Conocarpus erectus sericeus – Silver Bottonwood – Mexico

    Before Conocarpus erectus sericeus (silver bottonwood) Is a species similar to the green bottonwood that has all the great benefits of botonwoods plus the silver looking leafs, this is an interesting material with lots of deadw...
     
  •  
     
    Contest
     
    q3_03

    Entry: Ficus Benjamina – Weeping Fig – Mauritius

    Before Lately I’ve been giving some serious thoughts about styling and developing literati bonsai. This material caught my eye in the nursery and was bought for that end in mind. It is long and thin enough to suite the li...
     
  •  
     
    Contest
     
    q3_013

    Entry: Rosa chinensis minima – Miniature rose – Mauritius

    Before This plant is a cutting I obtained late last year. It has been a bit neglected since, moss has covered most of the initial cutting and snails seems to have feasted on the leaves. It is about time to move it to a more sun...
     
  •  
     
    Contest
     
    DPP_0089

    Entry: Bougainvillea – Paper Flower – Zambia

    Before I was given this bougainvillea by a friend, who dug it out from a farm. I have no information on the variety, since I got it recently and it has not flowered. At list now has few leaves so I can tell it is a bougie. He d...