Tag: acer

Spring rain

It has been pouring cats and dogs all Easter, so it is surprising that the trees are still going on with their spring thing despite cold and wet weather. It has been a very mild winter, so everything seems to be pushed forward by this, despite the disappointing missing sun

Top 5 bonsai – Japanese maple

In this small series about my favourite bonsai specimens, it is about the classic Japanese maple. It is so obvious a tree for Shohin bonsai that I can’t neglect it at the list. The shifting kind of leaves, is the Acer palmatum and A. buergerianum have lovely leafs and good trunks

The smaller they get

One of my favourite trees for bonsai is Trident maples. Acer buergerianum leaves have a special delicate and sharp form that I appreciate. Add to this the summer green freshness and  golden fall colours. At the moment the Trident maple stands 11 cm in height. This will not last forever though,