Removing needles can be as important as pruning branches, in order to stimulate back-budding and develop branch structure. As with most evergreen conifers the normal approach is to cut back to something green but if there isn’t anything growing lower down a branch, what do you do? A fellow club member asked me to look… Read more »
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Fellow Japanophiles, if you have ever wondered why pine trees are so revered in Japan, this video attempts to explain it, bonsai and all. Made and broadcast by NHK world, shared by Jake Hobson.