Showing my Shohin

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Re: Showing my Shohin

Postby MJL » September 12th, 2018, 10:38 pm

Steven, this is amazing to me.
It really illustrates what is possible with mature stock. The change in the box over 3 years is staggering. Well done and thank you for posting the progression.

I just looked again...

PS - I am trying to work out this excellent progression. Am I right in that you have achieved the look, in part by tilting the original tree - enabling you to have a more erect main truck and then the secondary trunk on the right.
PPS - Also, have you used a coloured cut paste on the Myrtle; clever if so, it is almost invisible.
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Re: Showing my Shohin

Postby Steven » September 13th, 2018, 5:17 pm

G’day Mark,

Thanks for the feedback.

Yes, the box has been tilted to the right to make the right hand trunk a branch.

The cut paste on the Crepe Is the one in the yellow tube.

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Re: Showing my Shohin

Postby ReDirtBonsa1 » March 19th, 2019, 1:15 pm

Hi Steven, Thank you for sharing. Interested to see how the Chinese Elm is doing. The one from your first post on the rock. You also posted a picture of it after being chopped due to reverse taper.
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Re: Showing my Shohin

Postby CurtisVincent » May 7th, 2019, 11:21 am

What an incredible collection of Shohin you have there! Truly amazing
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