Tree Species: Itiogawa Chinese Juniper
Owner: Phil Donnelly – NIBS member since 1994 and current Committee member.
Potter if Known: Bejie
History: This tree was spotted by Phil in a bonsai nursery in Japan whilst on honeymoon in 2013. It made it’s way back home and after quarantine Phil was able to start improving the image. Choices were made during a workshop with Peter Warren towards the end of 2013 and the work carried out can be viewed on the video below. The tree was recently repotted into a pot.
This tree was selected for Bonsai30 due to it’s quality and maturity of foliage.
Tree as seen in Japan and with the nursery owner.