Pomegranate (Punica granatum)


I still consider most of my trees to be pre-bonsai. I have a couple that have developed over the years into what I consider “bonsai”, or at least “near-bonsai”. This tree is the first one that I purchased in a state of development that I would call already a bonsai. I bought it from from Brussel’s bonsai, Mississippi, last September. After overwintering it and waiting for it to leaf out this spring, I slip-potted it today into a Japanese pot purchased from Bjorn at Eisei-en nursery in Tennessee. The internet can be a wonderful thing.

April 3, 2021:
The tree today.

September 17, 2020:
The tree on the day it arrived.

September 29, 2020:
Settling in.

November 4, 2020:
Losing its leaves for winter.

December 19, 2020:
Winter provides the opportunity to assess the tree’s structure. Although it does not look like an old tree I like its design and…

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