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Bonsai Attempt – Mugo Pine and Hazelnut

Well, I have been reading a bit about Bonsai trees so I thought I would give it a try. There were some trees on sale at the nursery in the fall so I purchased a couple.

This is the mugo pine:

This is a close up of the hazelnut tree: (the tag says “corylus avellana red majestic” Red Leaf Contorted Hazelnut)

The branches of the hazelnut tree:

So in the early spring I will try to prune them and start turning them into bonsai. I am pretty sure I will fail but who knows.


  1. Pedro wrote:

    How did your bonsai attempt go Rob? We need updates.

    Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 5:32 pm | Permalink
  2. rcarrelli wrote:

    The trees are just in the carport waiting for spring to come. Pretty soon,I plan to start pruinng them, but I need to do some more reading first to figure out exactly what I need to do.

    Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 5:38 pm | Permalink

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