Picea abies 05

Picea abies 05

New bonsai evolution has been added to the photogallery. This spruce is also a typical specimen collected from surrounding hills: some interesting trunk movement, otherwise, crown made of very long branches with foliage on its tips. 3 years after its collecting, in 2012 we decided to press a litlle more the lower part of the trunk using the jack. However, it still didn´t have enough movement in the middle section, therefore two years later we

Picea abies „Imhotep“

Picea abies „Imhotep“

New bonsai story has been added to the photogallery. We collected this european spruce in 2005 from a local grove where people used to cut branches or whole apexes of spruces for Christmas decoration, therefore, kind of pre-bonsai preparation had been made prior to collecting. With such a material, we need to focus in first aprox. 5 years just on regaining strenght and compacting crown, mainly by backbudding produced by right timed pruning (in June

Picea abies 03 „KOBA“

Picea abies 03 „KOBA“

New bonsai story has been added to the photogallery. We found this spruce in 2005 clinging from a forest road bank and we kind liked its weird looking nebari and old bark. As with most spruces collected in our low-lands, the branches were quite leggy and not compact at all, a characteristic which always takes years to get rid off. Therefore, we had been preparing this spruce for 9 years before first styling could take