Promoting the art of Bonsai in Northern Ireland

Tree 27: Disectum Japanese Maple

dscf8049dsc_0616Tree Species: Disectum Maple (Acer Palmatum Disectum)

Owner: Ben Follis – Joined the NIBS as a tranfer from the Wessex Bonsai Society in 2010, current Committee member.

Potter if Known: Japanese

History: This tree almost certainly started out life as a garden tree before being turned into a bonsai. It was bought by Ben a few years ago from Willowbog Bonsai. Ben is known for his top horticultural care and this delicate and rumoured to to temperamental species, responds well in Ben’s care.

This tree was selected for Bonsai 30 for it’s quality and rarity in bonsai.