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Forsythia-Spring 2013

Here are a pair of Forsythias that I collected in the spring of 2006.

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Re: Forsythia-Spring 2013

Wow, never would have imagined that forsythia would make an interesting bonsai candidate. Really, nice and interesting looking plant/presentation.

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Re: Forsythia-Spring 2013

SO glad Alex commented and bumped this thread -- I was also going to say that they look lovely and very interesting earlier, but I missed the opportunity.

Are they the first to bloom or do you have witch hazel, too? Great harbingers of spring. 8)

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Re: Forsythia-Spring 2013

Are they the first to bloom or do you have witch hazel, too?
No witch hazel but I do have some young Quince I've been growing out. Unfortunately some unknown rodent got to them this past winter and chewed them nearly to the ground. The good news is that nearly all have sprouted anew.
Wow, never would have imagined that forsythia would make an interesting bonsai candidate. Really, nice and interesting looking plant/presentation.
Thanks Alex, the tricky part is finding one with a trunk rather than a jumble of thinner shoots.

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