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What to do with this juniper?

Postby Suomi » November 18th, 2015, 6:24 pm

I found this today pretty cheep cheep and I have very little ideas on what to do with it.
Help from some seasoned veterans would well appreciated..
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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Bonsaiforest » November 18th, 2015, 6:40 pm

Photo please....
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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Suomi » November 18th, 2015, 6:46 pm

I can't work out how from iPhone sorry.. Noob :palm:
My pictures are to big to upload them.. Any hint on what to do here..
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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby cre8ivbonsai » November 18th, 2015, 9:23 pm

Suomi wrote:I can't work out how from iPhone sorry.. Noob :palm:
My pictures are to big to upload them.. Any hint on what to do here..


You can email them to yourself, when prompted select medium or small size for the attachments. Otherwise there is an app called Resizify. Either way you end up with duplicates :shake: but then you can share them with us :tu:
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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby kcpoole » November 18th, 2015, 10:37 pm

Numerous tips here in the wiki on how to resize images for display

http://www.ausbonsai.com.au/wiki/index. ... lay_online

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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Suomi » November 19th, 2015, 12:42 am

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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Suomi » November 19th, 2015, 12:47 am

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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Suomi » November 19th, 2015, 12:49 am

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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Suomi » November 19th, 2015, 12:51 am

The you for the tips on photo resizing..
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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Blackfoot » November 19th, 2015, 12:52 am

I'm seeing a nice windswept design in there. Involves losing a lot though I guess
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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby kcpoole » November 19th, 2015, 6:39 am

Taking your first image, Apply wire and bend further to make a cascade
Use the branching on the outside to develop small foliage pads and run Shari all the way around the outside of the curve.
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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Suomi » November 19th, 2015, 8:51 am

kcpoole wrote:Taking your first image, Apply wire and bend further to make a cascade
Use the branching on the outside to develop small foliage pads and run Shari all the way around the outside of the curve.
A few Jins and happy days :-)

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Sounds like a great idea bud.. One issue is that branch has a break on the underside and has a shari the whole length too..
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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Rintar » November 19th, 2015, 10:15 pm

Is the break the cause of the Shari? Will it effect the strength of the tree long term? If the Shari is already their and the tree strong enough slow twist readjustment as the branch lengthens to make the natural Shari visible and you have no issue. The veiw can explore all the way back up the branch following it. Over time it will thicken and wood around budge. Not a problem but a bonus. [GRINNING FACE WITH SMILING EYES]
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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Suomi » November 19th, 2015, 10:34 pm

The branch is about 20mm thick and very brittle and where the shari and the break is, it is very set in this position too.
There is no taper to the branch and just out of the photo there is a big flat cut off point that has not healed well at all..
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Re: What to do with this juniper?

Postby Rintar » November 20th, 2015, 2:59 am

Maybe then just get it healthy and grow on and see where the tree takes you in a years time
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