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Restyling an overgrown Larix bonsai


This larix got here to me in late 2020 when somebody with a big bonsai assortment handed away. It desperately wanted a repot, because the soil it was in was very dense and moist. This was inflicting unhealthy well being with a number of weak and lifeless branches. It was left alone for the 12 months 2021. Now it’s time for a restyling, enhancing decrease department power and lowering the heavy higher cover. Benefit from the video!

Outdated, overgrown and top-heavy Larix bonsai because it got here to me. Most of the branches on high had died in 2020.

The tree was repotted, pruned and left alone for all of 2021 within the hope of restoring some well being within the tree and getting previous hesitant buds to begin increasing once more. Within the unique backyard, this larch bonsai was positioned underneath a dense cover of larger bushes, resulting in heavy moss buildup and weak decrease branches. With the intention to strengthen the decrease branches, the highest was pruned again to predominant branches every with just a few viable buds on them to be able to absolutely rebuild the tree later.

In spring 2021 all aside from the decrease left department awoke and began rising.

The video beneath reveals the restyling course of and the ultimate picture. As soon as extra, a variety of branches had been eliminated, the potting angle adjusted to create a modern, recent picture for the tree that now will want just a few years to mature. Get pleasure from!

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