It can live up to 600 years old. It helps to have a cypress on the label of your fertilizer. Out of Stock. They tend to be very malty and dark though, in recent years, they have been adding more hops to balance them out. We will select the best tree for you to ship. Before I pass out, ahem, let’s get this forest planted. Love your many-pix explanations. and Ps I tried to grow my cypresses into a bonsai but they were too good looking of a tree haha i can’t bring myself to bonsai them. Image above is a sample picture from our nursery stock. It is a legendary tree of the Deep South known for its “knees,” moss-draped crown, and buttressed trunk. Whomever they happen to be. Sadly). Collecting from the wild (actually, my nursery), Adam’s Art and Bonsai Gear, Tools and Sundry, Eternity is in love with the creations of time, Wall Scroll/ Kakeejiku from Jonathan Maples, Another tree and a rambling article about it on, Slowly populating the newly rebuilt west side section of the Wall of Pots. Since these are cypress (a swamp tree) I’m cutting it 50/50 with my regular nursery mix. The base is broader from the front view (4.5″ 4.5″ above the soil) than the side (3.5″ 3.5″ above the soil surface), but the flaring root on the left-hand side helps the tree make a statement. We might need more beer, even if it is a German one and not Japanese. Looks kinda natural. Overnight shipping is not available Saturday and Sunday. If I had more trees I’d stick with the two clump composition but shove as many trees together as I could. It occurs in the coastal plains along the Gulf and the Atlantic Ocean and north up through the Mississippi River Valley. The Bald Cypress … Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. A good friend of Rick’s. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. And viola!Yeah, I know, not much to look at. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Taxodium Distichum COMMON NAME: Bald Cypress Forest SPECIFICS: 7" Pot UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: BALD CYPRESS is a long-lived, deciduous wetland species that grows … How’s this? Bald Cypress bonsai are frequently planted in groups in a single container, forming a "Bonsai forest." I never met him but I’m told I would have liked him. I also live in Fl and have a few live oaks and junipers ready for their first training pot and was wondering if such a soil heavy mix will work as long as I mix it with some porous stone…. Enough about that. *ATTENTION BUYER* And, as you might have guessed, I don’t care if it’s an odd or even number, as long as your groupings aren’t symmetrical or in straight lines, it’s fine. We have a strong beer:Tray-tree-beer? you can buy some raffle tickets and win it, and fix whatever problems you see. I know him and like him. Reblogged this on Wolf's Birding and Bonsai Blog. This very pretty bonsai tree … SCIENTIFIC NAME: Taxodium Distichum Different yeast and fermentation times/processes etc.). This beer, of which I am enjoying responsibly, is a finely crafted,German made beer with a strong malt flavor, balanced well with the hops and the smokiness. When it’s dressed up (which I’m not going to do) you can add moss and stones to give the impression of that trail or a dry riverbed or whatnot. Being higher gravity it takes more time for the yeast to convert the sugars (malt) to alcohol. Usually we start with it. I hate pulling weeds. The placement is made of two clumps, I had only five trees (though the multitrunk is considered more than one, technically). It can live up to 600 years old. The trick: plant your trees in clumps. Get outdoors for some landscaping or spruce up your garden! Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. I like the looks of that beer……….I also have a hankering for a gin and tonic with some elderberry flower…………yummy….I’m a botanical kind of guy……….Rob would enjoy your blog………. I was looking at your bonsai soil for this mix, and was curious if this soil heavy mix will work in other types of plants. Thanks! Back filled with soil, now I need to fix the tree heights. ( Log Out /  SPECIFICS: 7″ Pot. This one has three. Any movement after will damage the roots. It should hold water and allow for good root growth. ( Log Out /  We didn’t use all the trees so I got homework. Dirty fingers…..dirty boy. Only those who drink gin and tonic have the time to count trees. Needles grow on branches in two rows, and survive well into winter before falling. The monks made it to get one through the fasts that are associated with Lent. There are also double (doppel) and triple bocks for your, um…religious observances. Tray:Made by a retired Lieutenant Paramedic from the Orlando Fire Deptartment. That yellow/greenish granular stuff is a pre-emergent weed preventer. The high alcohol (7%) is not a detriment to the flavor, you can hardly tell it’s there (here’s one last beer factoid, the most popular beer in Germany, by sales, is……..sigh, Budlight. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: BALD CYPRESS is a long-lived, deciduous wetland species that grows along rivers, streams, and creeks as well as in swamps with slow moving water. You would too, give him a visit if you’re in the area. I must make a note, the two products most Americans associate with the word “bock” are Shiner Bock, from Texas, and Amberbock, from Missouri. You’ll meet Rick a little later in a nice video snippet. I’m sure that the hopheads will come out with an IPA version soon (though an IPA is an ale and a bock is a lager…..don’t get me started on that differentiation. All those wires are kinda important. This is the biggest trunk. If you go to the joint Abs/Bsf convention in May (Go here for info!) Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review. This species naturally grows in wet, swampy soils, and the same should be used for bonsai purposes. It belongs to the CFBC. nice but more beer hahaha love your blogs brother! You would too, give him a visit if you’re in the area. All your trees lined up in a row, like a fence. SKU k6999. Now you will see why I put so many tie downs. Native to the southern portions of the United States as well as areas in Guatemala and Mexico, the Bald Cypress bonsai is one of the most illustrious bonsai specimens you can grow at home. I got about forty cypress from him for a Central Florida Bonsai Club program taught by the amazing Rick Jeffery. With most anything else you want to use a well thought out bonsai mix. I had to fix the floor a bit and got a n…. (You can unsubscribe anytime). Yes, I would like to receive emails from Wigert's Bonsai. The thickest one should be the tallest. I got about forty cypress from him for a Central Florida Bonsai Club program taught by the amazing Rick Jeffery. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I spaced them on each side of the pot to give a “trail” look to it. Too bad it’s not mine. The only challenge with making a believable forest is to avoid what Rick calls the “picket fence” effect. Bald Cypress is a semi-deciduous tree that is cold hardy, and likes full/ partial sun and moderate water and fertilizer. Trees: Five small bald cypress, taxodium distichum, purchased from Dragontree Bonsai down in Palm City, grown from seed by da’ Man hisself, Robert Pinder. It is a legendary tree of the Deep South known for its “knees,” moss-draped crown, and buttressed trunk. I love this kind of tray. For those of you who have been following my blog for the past few years, you probably recall seeing this Bald cypress forest that was left to me by my late bonsai friend Allen Gautreau. The Bald Cypress grows in many areas of Florida and Louisiana particularly in swampy areas and is the only tree that can grow & thrive in water. Shop a huge online selection at Or “grove”. Some fertilizer and a top dressing of chopped sphagnum moss, to help retain moisture. Trees Features: Presented as a grove of several individual trees, the bald cypress’s delicate, … I can fit only two fingers here. I thought you drank it?!) Change ). Powderpuff Rose Cascade – Calliandra Schultzei – 8″ Pot, Bonsai Health & Refinement Lecture | Online Zoom Class, Windswept | December 13th 2020 | Online Zoom Class, Bonsai Collection Management w/ Mike Knowlton.