Informal Japanese Black Pine 2002

This Japanese black pine was purchased in 2012 after been grown in the ground and developed its branches since the early 1990s.  It has fairly decent nebari and branching structures, a credit to its initial grower.  After having been in the nursery for 2 years, it was time to finally work on it. the aim was to simply set the branching structures in the appropriate angles for further refinement down the track.

after having thinned out the older needles and shoot select back to two buds.

Old needles are thinned out and shoots are selected to two buds.

 

after wiring to set the branches in position.

after wiring to set the branches in position.

to be continued………………………………