Totara Shohin Work

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]There has been quite a bit of Totara work going on in the garden lately… Auckland Bonsai Society members will recall this little shohin below from the meeting a couple of weeks back. Here are a few before and after pics from raw material to semi-cascade. We treat Totara more or less the same as taxus in terms of pruning/timing/fert etc.[/cs_text][x_line style=”border-top-width: 1px;”][x_image type=”none” src=”http://adrianbirdbonsai.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/05_totara_cascade.jpg” alt=”” link=”false” href=”#” title=”” target=”” info=”none” info_place=”top” info_trigger=”hover” info_content=””][cs_text]

Totara before work.

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After styling and repotting. Will get it out of it’s training pot and into it’s final pot next year.

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The beautiful sharp needles. This will fill in quickly next growing season, and we’ll get quite a reduction in needle size.

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The wonderful flaky cinnamon bark Totara is well known for.

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