The winner of this class was Mike Fieldhouse with a stunning maple and it also won the Challenge Rose Bowl for the Best Tree in Show. In Second place was another maple owned by Malcolm Driffield and in third place was a Korean Hornbeam owned by Chris Jefferys. Congratluations to everyone who entered a tree in… Read more »
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Scientific names go further than just allowing us to easily talk about trees on the same level they can also go as far as to describe more about the tree or plant like where it originates from, what habitat it lives in or a particular feature about the plant and some are even named to… Read more »
Binomial nomenclature is the formal naming system for living things that all scientists use from plants to animals, fungi and bacteria. The scientific name of living things uses latin and therefore ensures that plants or trees for example are easily identifiable worldwide with the use of one common language.
Shohin bonsai are small in dimension and are classified based on their height but there are various definitions but the general consensus is that trees need to be less than 20cm (8 inches) in height to be classified as Shohin.