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Kirstenbosch Show 2015

The following photographs are of award winning trees which were exhibited at the annual Cape Bonsai Kai's show which is held every year at the internationally known Kirstenbosch Gardens.

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Rainfall in August

Tears from our Weeping Willow

Petals from our Plum

Random Bonsai Tip

When a tree has reversed taper or a narrowed 'waistline' above the nebari, you could do an airlayering just above the narrow section; or you could damage the cambium layer by either hammering gently with a mallet or by piercing the bark right into the cambium with a sharp object eg. scissors or an awl. You could also make deep incisions along the grain of the bark, where the healing process will cause scarring which would then thicken the trunk.