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Cryptomeria Japonica Bonsai

Over 4 years ago i planted a few Cryptomeria Japonica (Japanese Cedar) seeds so i could have a go at making a bonsai tree. Now the tree has been growing in a bonsai pot and looks healthy but does anyone know how old a tree has to be before you start to shape it.

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  • Paul B3Paul B3 Posts: 3,128

    Hello Voyagerxp

    http://www.bonsai4me.co.uk/SpeciesGuide/Cryptomeria.html

    Thought this might be of interest to you ; they're obviously stunning if done correctly . Pretty skilled technique by the look of it image.

  • madpenguinmadpenguin Posts: 2,527

    Very nice tree!

    You can start shaping it now.

    It is not difficult but there are certain techniques etc.

    Internet,books etc will help.

    Do you have a bonsai club near you,they could advise?

    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
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