Pot A is what the tree is currently planted in, a few friends who have visited the garden and seen the tree consider a pot change what do you think?
Pot C and D are the same pot one side has the writing on.
I have been working this tree for 5 years, collected in 2011 its hard to imagine that this is the same tree. This is a photo when the tree was first potted up. the tree has been turned 180 degrees.
The tree has undergone two wiring, the second one today. Its been a process of building strength in the tree, developing branches and creating a dense foliage mass. I guess that it will be at least two more years before the tree is anywhere near showing. I have a lovely Gordon Duffet pot ready for the tree when it is potted next April/May.
I have been developing this tall Yew over the last 10 years (There is an old photo on my Home page) and it looks like its finally coming together as I would like. The long bottom right branch is taking ages to fill out, cutting back and pinching out needles to force new buds has been the plan for the last few years. I expect the tree to be show ready in three years, by which time I would have re-potted the tree prior to showing.
Yew are one of the best species for creating bonsai, they have beautiful hard deadwood, lush evergreen foliage and beautiful red live veins. In these three videos I explains how he builds branch structure and creates dense foliage clouds.
Here are some of the images from the videos, Click on the video links below to watch the movies.
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