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Bonsai Files

Welcome to the Bonsai Files! This is where you’ll find information and how-to articles about trees Zach collects and designs.
Oak Sunday

Oak Sunday

  I love oak bonsai. Oaks are, in fact, among the best deciduous species available for bonsai. They take to pot culture well, backbud well, have great bark, and many species have small leaves. What's not to like? Here's a Water oak I lifted this summer in order...

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Water-Elm Collecting 2019 #1

Water-Elm Collecting 2019 #1

  Today began our Water-elm collecting season. Each of these trees you see has been under about 20 feet of water since winter. Now it's time for their growing season, which will only last a few months. The short growing season is why these trees, though they may...

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