The sheer magnificence and energy of Suthin Sukosolvisit’s roots-devouring-rock bonsai is an efficient instance of why Suthin has lengthy been considered one of our favourite bonsai artists. Over time, roots can nearly swallow rocks, particularly with bushes as vigorous as this Trident maple, which occurs to be the preferred sort tree for root-over-rock bonsai.
No supply is given for this colourful ‘Seki-joju’ Azalea. My finest guess is that the tree and picture are initially from Japan; it isn’t unusual for Japanese bushes to stay unattributed.
This Trident maple root-over-rock by Wolfgang Putz needs to be on my prime 100 bonsai pictures record (if I had such a listing). It initially appeared in a 2014 Bark publish.
Here is an excellent Trident that began as a root-over-rock and slowly morphed right into a root-swallowing-rock (like root-devouring-rock, this not an official designation, simply an remark). The picture is initially from Kaede Bonsai-en (Kaede is Trident maple in Japanese).
An odd form of root-over-rock. You may think that it began roughly like different root overs, however as a result of the rock is so small, the roots grew beneath it and pushed it up, whereas additionally rising round one aspect and making a agency grip on the rock. Although I initially thought the consequence may merely be a contented accident, upon reflection I believe it was the intention of the unique artist 40 to 50 years in the past… It is simply too good the way in which a lot of the rock, significantly the bowl is left uncovered and even emphasised. Like so many root-over-rock bonsai, the tree is a Trident maple. I borrowed the picture right here from Peter Tea’s weblog again in August 2012.
A Robert Steven tree. We’ve proven it earlier than, however it’s been some time and it is value one other look.