Saturday, May 2, 2015
Journal May 2, 2015 - Instant bonsai
About a year and a half ago, on eBay, I bid on 20 plus olea europaea cuttings that had been planted and left in a colandar for about five years. The seller had no idea of what variety of olive they were, but I bid fifteen dollars and won. I had to file a dispute when he failed to ship after two weeks and I ened up getting them for free. I separated the plants and planted the larger plants in 8 inch pots to mature, howver, one plant looked like it had potential to be a bonsai, in terms of small leaves and shape. So, today I placed it in a bonai container to become an "instant bonsai." With just a minimum amount of training I think this is going to make a nice bonsai, as it is already about seven years old.