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 »
Posts Tagged: Hawthorn
Winter image has to be one of the best times of year to view and display bonsai when you can see the fabulous tracery, silhouette and all the structural attributes of a tree in full. The deciduous bonsai on display lived up to expectation too as you can see from the Best Deciduous of Mark and… Read more »
The Heathrow Bonsai Show was a great success, and some of the broadleaved bonsai trees on display were shown to their full advantage with the onset of autumn colour and even those that had yet to turn were still impressive as shown from the sample of broadleaved bonsai trees on display below. The range of… Read more »
June is a good time for flowering shrubs more so than trees and some shrubs make excellent bonsai, here is a quick guide to what could be out in flower this month, but timings can vary depending on the weather.
Many species of trees flower and some are more conspicuous than others and some put on a superb floral display. In May the most common flowering species of trees, shrubs and climbers
Wessex Bonsai Society was established in 1983 and hosted another great exhibition this year in addition to an Open Competition. They put on their own club display too which included some excellent trees and a diverse range of species including a Lilac which was in full flower.
Shohin Class 6 was defined by the size of the entry initially and all trees needed to be less than 12 inches in dimension on all sides, however depending on which definition you use the size of Shohin classification can vary but for this is was larger than the Mame classification and as stated all… Read more »
Conifer Class 4, and this is for all species of bonsai trees that are defined as conifers and a well known definition is a tree ‘which bears cones and needle-like or scale-like leaves that are typically evergreen’ however this is not the whole picture in classification terms.
Hawthorns belong to the Roseacea family and are a hardy set of thorns, which are highly adaptable and thrive in a variety of locations. They are tolerant of wet and dry conditions and can be pruned hard to encourage new growth.
So you want to keep a bonsai tree, you are not alone in this and may be you have even had one before but it died as is common to hear however it probably wasn’t your fault so here is a simple guide to starting out for the first time or having a second go.