A highlight from the Green Club in 2014 – shimpaku. Shimpaku Junipers are prized for movement in the trunk, particularly twists, and deadwood. By this standard this is a good tree. A really good tree. The lifelines and deadwood are fascinating and the foliage is well positioned. The pot details make a good compliment to […]
Another highlight from the Green Club in 2014 – shohin black pine. Shohin black pine The Green Club typically features lots of shohin black pine ranging in price between $1,000 and $5,000. Using today’s exchange rate, this tree was on offer for about $4,000. What contributes to the price? The trunk nearly fills the pot – […]
A highlight from the Green Club in 2014 – Japanese maple. Japanese maple Several things come to mind when appreciating this maple. I’m not sure of the variety, but there’s a chance it’s a sub-variety. If this is the case, the ramification is good. It also looks like the tree could be on the young side […]
Another highlight from the Green Club in 2014 – Black pine. Black pine To say this tree has a massive trunk is an understatement. It’s like someone dreamed of a tree with near excessive taper and it suddenly appeared. The bark is good, not great, and the branches are young. Filling in the silhouette with […]
Another highlight from the Green Club in 2014 – Japanese beech. Japanese Beech This beech is massive. It’s close to 3′ tall and has amazing ramification. The base of the trunks is unconventional and interesting. The silhouette is great.