Posts Tagged: Siberian Elm

Ulmus pumila

This tree was grown from a cutting I took in 2004. When it was large enough, it was planted in the ground and fed and watered well. It was pruned hard to encourage lots of side shoots to grow off the main trunk, to help it to thicken faster.

Chairman Paul and his bonsai exploits

Paul is the Chairman of Swindon Bonsai Club and has been doing bonsai since the early 1990s so has over 26 years experience with keeping, growing and maintaining bonsai trees. His first ever bonsai tree was a Siberian Elm which was given to him originally and he still has it now and it was in… Read more »

Gold medal display @ Chelsea

There is a lot of work behind the scenes prior to the first day of RHS Chelsea Flower Show and one key element is setting up the trees on the display once the stand is constructed. It is a very large display area and requires some substantial bonsai trees to show case the art of… Read more »

Deciduous @ our winter show

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 »

Tree of the month for October

This month was a photographic night and workshop and Reg Bolton kindly brought in his lights and Paul brought the back drop to enable the club members to photograph their bonsai trees. The evening was full of discussion and members shared views on how their trees have faired this year with such changeable weather conditions…. Read more »

June Tree of the Month

There were four trees entered into tree of the month and the winning tree was a fabulous Siberian Elm.

Tree of the month

  This month there were six entries for tree of the month including Korean Hornbeams, Deshojo maple, Chinese Elm, Siberian Elm and a Forsythia.  The winning tree was a mame Korean Hornbeam, followed in second place by a Chinese Elm and in third place a Forsythia.