Tree 6: Scots Pine

dscf7943img-20160803-wa0004 Tree Species: Scot's Pine (Pinus Sylvestris) Owner: Mark Cashman Founding Member of Munster Bonsai Club 2013-2016 Potter if Known: Chinese History: This impressive tree was imported into Ireland by Mark in 2015. The tree is of Spanish origin and shows great movement and character and very old bark. The tree had been worked on in the past but had had little in the way of wiring for many years. Mark brought the tree to a workshop in Northern Ireland in November 2015 were Ian Young &Phil Donnelly styled the tree. Under Mark's care in Cork, this tree will become a stand out Bonsai in Ireland. The tree was selected for Bonsai30 as it is one of the best Scots Pines in the country and shows the close relationship between the Northern Ireland Bonsai Society and the Munster Bonsai Club. The MBS was started in 2013 by a few enthusiasts in Cork along with close support from the NIBS, their sister club and now form part of Bonsai Ireland. The tree as imported from Spain. dsc_0179-copy dsc_0181 dsc_0183 Mark wiring away in the workshop. dsc_0187 Shaping by Ian and Phil. 23040136389_992f8587e6_z 23408162185_6a09a57c61_b After the workshop. dsc_0240 Mark and his tree. dsc_0245
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