What stunning autumnal colour at this years Heathrow Bonsai show, there was a full spectrum of all colours from the rainbow on display from the fruits through to leaves on some of the bonsai. Here are a few images from the show.
Posts Tagged: Leaves
Spring has now sprung and hopefully all your bonsai trees have come through the winter. Here is a quick generic guide to bonsai in April but for individual species check out some of the other species-specific posts.
Ginkgo biloba are a fascinating species of tree and everyone should have at least one in their bonsai or tree collection. Recently I have been experimenting with defoliation techniques on them to aid with encouraging back budding and improve the density of buds on the branches which in turn will lead then to smaller leaves… Read more »
To encourage ramification and crown development of your bonsai you will need to remove certain apical buds or stem tips periodically.
This is a fabulous time of year as it is the time when your deciduous trees start to push leaves and all trees start to increase their productivity after winter dormancy. Prior to the full onset of Spring repotting should have taken place to root prune the trees and check the composition of the soil… Read more »