The ‘Firethorns’ are related to Cotoneasters. They are one of the best and hardiest evergreen flowering and fruiting shrubs for north and east walls. This tree started life as a cutting taken from a local park in 1980. It was grown for two years in a large pot and then planted against the back wall… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Pyracantha
This year at our Winter Show there were also some stunning evergreen / coniferous trees including a great collection of both Japanese White Pines and Japanese Black Pines as well as one or two admired examples of Scots Pines.
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
At the Heathrow Show, Terry Adams of Swindon and District Bonsai Society was awarded the Bonsai Club International (BCI) award for his Pyracantha tree which was in stunning full berry glory. He was awarded this accolade by Kath Hughes from the Federation of British Bonsai (FOBBS). (Thank you Malcolm for the photo)
Here is a brief photographic history of a Pyracantha as a bonsai which was given to one of the club members back in 2002.
There were four trees entered into tree of the month and the winning tree was a fabulous Siberian Elm.
This months tree of the month was awarded to two trees jointly for first place.
Terry Adams has been presented the Federation of British Bonsai (FoBBS) Award for distinguished service to the Art, Craft and Science of Bonsai. He is a well established bonsai artist and renowned for his dedication and attention to detail with the development of his trees. Many of his trees are then displayed at all the… Read more »
During the evening meeting there was a critique of club members’ trees for anyone who wanted guidance and to share their thoughts on the development of their trees and the first to share their thoughts was Terry Adams as he discussed his new project, a recently purchased English Elm (Ulmus procera). Terry put forward his… Read more »
This tree was grown from a cutting taken in 1980 and planted to grow up the side of a house. In 1995 it had grown too large and it was decided to take it out. There was no care taken in digging it out as it was only afterwards that it was realized that it… Read more »