Thursday, August 27, 2009

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Water Jasmine Shohin 028 (23/08/2009)

Source: Nursery stock

This is a stock cultivated from seed. After so many years of being bounded to the pot, the roots have thickened and show great characteristics and bends. This is one of the very prominent qualities of a wrightia religiosa. Much work have been done to reveal the true trunk. Most roots were removed as root cuttings for future potential shohin/mame, and the main roots cleaned up. Two main areas have also been semi-pruned as the number of feeder roots left were little, so partially removed the fatter ones and wire tourniqueted it further up to force new feeder roots to regrow. It will take several years to redevelop the current root system. Its exciting to get hands on such stock to work with.

Chinese Elm Root Cutting 001 (11/08/2009)

Source: Root cutting

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Friday, August 21, 2009

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Water Jasmine Shohin 026 (11/08/2009)

Source: Seed grown

Courtesy of albert

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Monday, August 17, 2009

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Water Jasmine Shohin 024 (12/08/2009)

Source: Wild collected

Still a young one, so decided to take the risky move david fukumoto did. I will be topping off some young seedlings soon to come. Will be trying to gain experience of developing strong low branches in young seedlings to train them into future shohin.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Water Jasmine Shohin 018 (08/08/2009)

Source: Nursery stock

What a good deal from Mr Dow. Will be posting up more soon to come, might pop over to get a few more. Btw my new rack will be up soon, meaning i can arrange and get more small stocks to work with, Hurray~

Water Jasmine Mame 001 (28/07/2009)

Source: Root cutting

Monday, August 10, 2009

Water Jasmine Shohin 017 (09/08/2009)

Source: Root cuttings

Several small young root cuttings were packed and planted together. Their roots were loosely wired and sort of braided to one another and then wrapped under media covered with aluminium foil. Still experimenting though. I cant tell you how much im inspired by David W. Fukamoto's and Jerry's water jasmine seedlings.

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Water Jasmine Shohin 014 (09/08/2009)

Source: Nursery stock

1st attempt at guy wiring, kudos~

Friday, August 7, 2009

Water Jasmine Mame 003 (05/08/2009)

Source: Nursery stock

Outstanding success via wire tourniquet.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Monday, August 3, 2009

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Visit to BMB Albert's Abode

Went over to albert's place to adopt 3 water jasmine stocks. And among these 3, produced several root cuttings from them. Its gonna be challenging as to whether the oldest, weakest one will survive through or not. Will post them up very soon. Lotsa stocks to work now considering how little time i have when i reached home after work, merely 2 hours...

Water Jasmine Shohin 015 (28/07/2009)

Source: Seed grown

From och