If you grow or plan to grow Bald cypress bonsai, it’s vital that you learn an indispensable development technique – defoliation.  It may sound challenging at first blush, but it’s one of the easiest and most beneficial techniques you’ll ever use in growing bonsai.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XYEc7MRcbY&feature=youtu.be

Here’s a short video showing the defoliation of a very large Bald cypress.  It’s a technique I highly recommend for the development of the species.  Let me know what you think!  Leave a comment below.