Colorful Long-Term Bonsai Projects-

Colorful Long-Term Bonsai Projects-

A couple weeks back we photographed all the Dwarf Flowering Quince ‘Chojubai’ that were looking fancy, as they all decided to bloom at the same time this year. Which is not textbook Chojubai, but it happened. Happy Holidays everyone, here’s some trees in their fancy clothes starting with three older quince, early development courtesy of […]

Chojubai Notes: Part 2

Chojubai Notes: Part 2

After the major period of flowering in the cooler months of the year, ‘Chojubai’ Dwarf Flowering Quince will begin to grow. At the end of this period the plant is usually multi-tasking, flowering and growing. What you will see first are whorl growths of several leaves. These do not have an extension. About the time the […]

Chojubai Notes: Part I

Chojubai Notes: Part I

The last photograph here needs some explanation, since any use of a ladder and a roof reaches beyond usual bonsai technique… But to tackle the serious ‘middle part’ of this post first, I thought a series of notes about Chojubai might help get to know this little rascal a bit better because it is so little […]

The Joys of Chojubai-

The Joys of Chojubai-

I’ll find any excuse to share photos of Chojubai! A few of these photos are of older trees blooming in my yard this spring, in their new antique pots. (Love that oxymoron, ‘new antique’—new to me, but also old to me and everyone else). I’ve also included photos of younger plants I’m growing. ‘Chojubai’ is the […]