Twisting Fused Exposed Root Black Pine
This Japanese Black Pine bonsai is one of Eric Schrader's original batch of trees, vintage 2006. The roots of this tree make up the trunk, and they are fused tightly together creating interesting undulation.
Height - 9"
Width - 14" (root base to far branch tip)
9" Japanese Terra Cotta container.
Japanese black pine are among the best-documented species for care. Early spring repotting, summer decandling and fall pruning have the combined effect of creating compact and dense foliage. Protect roots from temperatures below 30 degrees F. Full sun for 10-14 hours per day is ideal during the growing season (March or April-November) Black pine are not well-adapted to indoor growing.