Chinese elm in progress

Winter pruning and repotting.

Silver birch update

Original front
New front choose when styled at 1-2-1 with Ian Young
Out of pot. Roots sorted
Back into the same pot with new position. 🤔😉😁✌
The same tree back in 2012

European larch on rock update

After 5 years growing from less then penci thick seedling
Off training pot
Roots in cleaning process
The part of the rock and roots stock that is going to be exposed in future was cleaned, roots placed, packed with sphagnum moss and wrapped with black clinging film. All that should keep roots moist and press to the rock to help attached them to rock tight. Not covered part will be placed into training wooden box with 50/50 akadama/pumice Ibuki mix.
All placed into wooden box roughly future final pot size.

Recently worked – cork bark Chinese elm one year cuttings

Cork bark Chinese elm one year cuttings
One selected for new project
Fitting on the rock
All roots covered with sphagnum moss and wrapped black clinging film. All placed in 50/50 acadama/pumice Ibuki mix.
First two rows cork bark Chinese elm cuttings from 2018 separate from tray, all roots sorted and planted in 50/50 acadama/pumice Ibuki mix