Promoting the art of Bonsai in Northern Ireland

Tree 20: Japanese Larch

dscf7931dsc_0366Tree Species: Japanese Larch (Larix Kaempferi)

Owner: Ian Young – NIBS member since 1993 and current club Chairperson

Potter if Known: Wallsall Ceramic

History: This is a tree was spotted by Ian back in 2002 when Robert Porch in Scotland had it for sale. It displays quality bark and ha an elegant tall formal image. This tree was selected for Bonsai30 for it’s age and quality showing a formal image not often seen at a time when bendy twisty trees are the norm.

as bought in 2002

After first styling in 2002

Quality bark



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