Baikoen Bonsai Kenkyukai sixtieth Annual Winter Silhouettes Present Highlights

On January thirteenth and 14th, the Baikoen Bonsai Kenkyukai hosted their sixtieth Annual Winter Silhouettes Present in Arcadia, California.

Winter silhouette exhibits are a deal with as there aren’t many round and it’s nice to see reveals that commemorate deciduous bushes with out their leaves.

Why the give attention to bushes with no leaves? To understand the trunks and department construction. Creating nice deciduous bonsai requires time and the repeated software of fine bonsai strategies earlier than bushes start to look their greatest.

The Baikoen occasion undoubtedly had a variety of bushes that had been wanting their greatest. Listed below are a number of of the highlights.

Korean hornbeam

Korean hornbeam by Lindsay Shiba

Corkbark elm

Corkbark elm by Michael Roberts

Chinese quince

Chinese language quince by Tom Vuong

Kiyohime maple

Kiyohime Japanese maple by Tom Lau


Bittersweet by Tak Shimazu

Shohin display

Shohin show by Peter Macasieb

Shohin display detail

Shohin show element

Thanks once more to everybody within the Baikoen Bonsai Kenkyukai for placing on such an ideal present and for making me really feel welcome throughout my go to. I stay up for visiting once more quickly!

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Information & Updates

The Bonsai Backyard at Lake Merritt reported eight bushes lacking on the morning of January seventeenth. In case you come throughout any indicators of those bushes, please name or write me with data and I’ll ahead it to backyard employees.

Pomegranate, black pine, hawthorn, mugo pine

Prime left (mugo pine, Korean hornbeam, hinoki), ume, contorted cherry

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