"My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby Keep Calm and Ramify » February 12th, 2018, 7:17 pm

:yes: Mbunro,
The barcoded signature on that ancient tokonome pot - I'm sure someone on here will be able to recognise it?
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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby Sno » February 12th, 2018, 9:14 pm

A couple from me .
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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby melbrackstone » February 12th, 2018, 9:30 pm

Am I imagining it, or your gruggly flipping the bird??? LOL.
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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby treeman » February 13th, 2018, 10:21 am

Keep Calm and Ramify wrote:Had to withdraw this beauty from entering the recent Kokufu at the last minute - FYI, apparently "azalea's" need watering too.
Unfortunately, It's still alive - good news? :shock:

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And we have a winner!
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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby Pearcy001 » February 13th, 2018, 8:04 pm

Anyone have one of these hahaImage

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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby Dibbo » February 14th, 2018, 9:22 am

Ok, two ugly ducklings waiting (in vain) to turn into beautiful swans. :whistle:
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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby Keep Calm and Ramify » February 14th, 2018, 4:05 pm

Yikes!!!... that Japanese maple Dibbo - stunning :clap:
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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby Beano » February 14th, 2018, 4:39 pm

Here is mine. Most are possum chomped at the moment but this one only copped a little chew. Mt Fuji flowering cherry, in the ground attempting fattening, complete with ugly high up graft, rose suckers growing through the colander and accent weeds. It’s proving to me so far that it’s not suitable for bonsai:

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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby Keep Calm and Ramify » February 14th, 2018, 4:59 pm

treeman wrote:
Keep Calm and Ramify wrote:Had to withdraw this beauty from entering the recent Kokufu at the last minute - FYI, apparently "azalea's" need watering too.
Unfortunately, It's still alive - good news? :shock:

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And we have a winner!



Treeman was so in awe of this one, that he PM'd me begging for a slightly better, clearer photo - here you go Mr Treeman, for your viewing pleasure!

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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby pebble » February 14th, 2018, 6:35 pm

My second tree is my ugliest, really loved jacarandas and their purple flowers so thought would be great to get one as a bonsai. What I didn’t know is that you will never see the flowers as bonsai and how hard they are to train...Image

Basically have just let it grow then cut back hard, thought I would put a bend in it a couple of times


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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby melbrackstone » February 14th, 2018, 7:03 pm

Don't despair pebble, jacaranda bonsai flower up here in Qld, you never know, they might just do it for you one day. :)
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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby brodoyouevenbonsai » February 14th, 2018, 9:25 pm

Agonis flexuosa i acquired 3 years ago. Still waiting for something to work with [WEARY FACE]Image

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Re: "My Funny Valentine" THE UGLIEST BONSAI Competition

Postby Keep Calm and Ramify » February 18th, 2018, 6:26 am

Voting is now available for anyone wishing to do so.
Thanks to all members who were willing to parade their fugly's......always remember that "beauty is in the eye of the beer holder!" :beer: :beer: :beer: :beer:
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