Pruning, Trimming, and Pinching


Ramification Techniques

June 10, 2014
Juniper Thinning

Juniper Thinning

May 29, 2014
Oct. 2005: Here I am about to cut back the long sacrifice top branch that was allowed to grow freely for 3 seasons to gain more thickness for my future top!

The “Van Meer” Technique

August 24, 2013
Pruning Deciduous Bonsai Trees

Pruning Deciduous Bonsai Trees

August 15, 2013

Menesteo 37

Majorcan wild olive “Menesteo” Ramification

April 10, 2013

Ficus Green Emerald Technique

March 25, 2013
This Kishu shimpaku has no need of any kind of foliage restraint. It’s growth is so slow and contained that it barely changes in size in one year’s time. Eventually the tree will outgrow itself and then some longer branches will need to be removed, and shorter ones will replace them.

How to ‘Pinch’ Junipers

August 29, 2012
Satsuki Azalea Bonsai "Yamanohikari"

Pruning Satsuki Azalea Bonsai “Yamanohikari”

April 24, 2012

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