Sunday, September 9, 2007

The new literati spruce - part 4

OK, there are quite a lot of new shoots besides the lametta brnches. So all the hanging thin branches are removed. There is ample green on the tree to keep it healthy and to style it right away.
Now this is clearly very good material. Everybody can see it. But the key to constant success in bonsai is to have created the ability to see it three years ago when acquiring a rather cheap c-grade piece of material.