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Project Potentilla "Han-kengai"


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MAY 6th year(left), above=7th year.

Origine : nusery stock
Height : 10cm
Pot : Tokoname

The canope is filling up nicely.
The top has now been removed.
This bonsai is beginning to get where
I want it to go.
bonsai potentilla
Below pictures show the progress
of this bonsai tree over time.

APRIL 4rd year.

Now I am happy with the pot !
tinned the tree out and rewired it.
the top branch has to go later, but
I leave it for now.

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AUGUST 3rd year.

The potentilla has grown very well 
this year.
I have wired it and the foliage
is filling in nicely.
bonsai potentilla

SPRING 3rd year.

I am not too happy with the new pot,
but it has to do the job for now.

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OKTOBER 2nd year.
Had to repot. I tried this 
oval,shallow pot.

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See detail of trunk and nebari.

bonsai potentilla

Spring 2nd year.

With good care,organic and
some anorganic fertiliser 
Its growing very good.

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SPRING first year.

This Container plant was cut back 
drastically and potted up in a 
training pot. 
This is the interim result.

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