NATURAL Bonsai Progression Competition

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Re: NATURAL Bonsai Progression Competition

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*** UPDATE ***

Please take note of the next update only 5 days away:
31st October 2020


Please include a clear photo of your tree with each update, preferably with a plain background or something that makes the tree identifiable, like a plain fence or wall.

Please include a brief mention to others what you have done since the last update.

This competition was primarily started for the benefit of everyone to showcase new native material and to show our different methods of attempting to grow native natural-styled bonsai.

The updates required are:

31st October 2020
30th April 2021
31st October 2021 (final update)

Thank you.
Rory
Central Coast, NSW
Bonsai: Casuarina Leptospermum Banksia Phebalium Melalueca
Thread on growing Australian natives as Bonsai:
https://www.ausbonsai.com.au/forum/view ... =6&t=28171
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Re: NATURAL Bonsai Progression Competition

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*** UPDATE ***

Well, this is the last year for your entries. We only have this last progression update left, and then by 31st October 2021 you will submit your final photo.

Please take note of the next update:

30th April 2021

Please include a clear photo of your tree with each update, preferably with a plain background or something that makes the tree identifiable, like a plain fence or wall.

Please include a brief mention to others what you have done since the last update.

This competition was primarily started for the benefit of everyone to showcase new native material and to show our different methods of attempting to grow native natural-styled bonsai.

The remaining updates required are:

30th April 2021
31st October 2021 (final update)

Thank you.
Rory
Central Coast, NSW
Bonsai: Casuarina Leptospermum Banksia Phebalium Melalueca
Thread on growing Australian natives as Bonsai:
https://www.ausbonsai.com.au/forum/view ... =6&t=28171
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Re: NATURAL Bonsai Progression Competition

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So does it matter whether or not it’s in a bonsai pot at the end? I think I’ve missed the boat on that and no sense risking losing them just to satisfy that...


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Re: NATURAL Bonsai Progression Competition

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Beano wrote: March 30th, 2021, 6:03 pm So does it matter whether or not it’s in a bonsai pot at the end? I think I’ve missed the boat on that and no sense risking losing them just to satisfy that...


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Yeah there is no issue if you don't want to display it in a bonsai pot. All good. :beer:
Rory
Central Coast, NSW
Bonsai: Casuarina Leptospermum Banksia Phebalium Melalueca
Thread on growing Australian natives as Bonsai:
https://www.ausbonsai.com.au/forum/view ... =6&t=28171
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Re: NATURAL Bonsai Progression Competition

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*** UPDATE ***

Please take note of the next update:

30th April 2021

Please include a clear photo of your tree with each update, preferably with a plain background or something that makes the tree identifiable, like a plain fence or wall.
Please include a brief mention to others what you have done since the last update.

This competition was primarily started for the benefit of everyone to showcase new native material and to show our different methods of attempting to grow native natural-styled bonsai.

The remaining updates required are:

30th April 2021
31st October 2021 (final update)
Rory
Central Coast, NSW
Bonsai: Casuarina Leptospermum Banksia Phebalium Melalueca
Thread on growing Australian natives as Bonsai:
https://www.ausbonsai.com.au/forum/view ... =6&t=28171
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Rory
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Posts: 2366
Joined: January 23rd, 2013, 11:19 pm
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Bonsai Age: 24
Bonsai Club: Central Coast Bonsai Society
Location: Central Coast, NSW
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Re: NATURAL Bonsai Progression Competition

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Please take note of todays update:

30th April 2021

Please include a clear photo of your tree with each update, preferably with a plain background or something that makes the tree identifiable, like a plain fence or wall.
Please include a brief mention to others what you have done since the last update.

This competition was primarily started for the benefit of everyone to showcase new native material and to show our different methods of attempting to grow native natural-styled bonsai.

The remaining updates required are:

30th April 2021
31st October 2021 (final update)
Rory
Central Coast, NSW
Bonsai: Casuarina Leptospermum Banksia Phebalium Melalueca
Thread on growing Australian natives as Bonsai:
https://www.ausbonsai.com.au/forum/view ... =6&t=28171
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