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Old 04-24-2012, 02:48 AM   #1
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Default TPT Bonsai Thread! Show off your collection!

So a couple people were suggesting we do this. So we are

Post pics, list species, anything special you're doing, just summarize and talk even if no one is listening, etc.

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My Chinese Elm and first bonsai. Got this guy in mid-late February of this year. I'm surprised it's fared this well with everything I've put it through. It's bouncing back though

I'll post pics of my Maple tomorrow, it's cheering up after its 2 day ride in a dark USPS box.
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Old 04-24-2012, 02:53 AM   #2
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Yay!!

If it wasn't for it being night, I'd take some pictures..


I will take some in the morning!! I love your elm btw. The nebula is crazy.
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Old 04-24-2012, 02:55 AM   #3
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Thank you! Was a great price for the tree too, guess it?

Also... nebari?
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Old 04-24-2012, 02:59 AM   #4
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Spell check, sorry haha.
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Old 04-24-2012, 03:01 AM   #5
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Haha yeah, I've seen some embarrassing spell check errors. lol guess how much I payed?
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Old 04-24-2012, 03:11 AM   #6
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Oh man, I'm not good at pricing things, and I've never bought/shopped for a shaped bonsai before, just raw material.. so this will be bad but um $50??
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chinese elms rock!!

so do Fukien Teas.. and shimpaku ..
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Yeah, $55 shipped (give or take a few $) which was pretty sweet. THICK trunk!
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Yea that is a nice deal! How tall is it?
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11" or maybe a foot. Really nice. Can't wait until like September, this thing'll be chock full of leaves and new growth!
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Hehe I know me too I cannot wait til this fall to see all the new growth on my bonsais also.
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Old 04-24-2012, 03:30 AM   #12
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And this maple will have some nice red coloration too!
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thats a nice tree.. where did you get that tree from online?
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Takashima Bonsai on eBay
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Takashima Bonsai on eBay
I got my fukien tea from him too! I got mine for 42$ shipped. It looks beautiful.

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