British & European trees, bonsai & related arts from Lee Brindley.
Sunday, 4 August 2013
Traditionally, deadwood does not feature in deciduous bonsai as commonly as in conifers, but in nature, broadleaved trees often have extensive areas of exposed wood. These ancient oaks in Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent are a fine example.
Natural deadwood on deciduous bonsai in development (Ligustrum ovalifolium)