The "Cork Bark" Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii) bonsai is a distinctive and captivating variety of bonsai tree. This bonsai is characterized by its unique bark texture, which develops into cork-like plates and ridges as the tree matures.
One of the most striking features of this bonsai is its rugged and textured trunk. As the name suggests, the bark develops a cork-like texture with time, forming deep furrows, ridges, and plates. The bark starts out relatively smooth and gradually transforms into the characteristic cork appearance as the tree ages.
The branches of the Cork Bark Japanese Black Pine bonsai are often irregular and asymmetrical, mirroring the aesthetics of mature pine trees in nature. The branches are usually sparse and are arranged in a layered manner, giving the bonsai a sense of depth and age.
The Cork Bark Japanese Black Pine bonsai is prized for its textured bark, distinctive silhouette, and lush foliage. Its aged appearance, characterized by the cork-like bark, gives it a sense of ancient elegance and visual interest. This variety of bonsai is particularly sought after by enthusiasts who appreciate the natural ruggedness and uniqueness of mature pine trees.
The Roots-Over-Rock are very established!
About the Tree:
Height: 21" from table to top of tree
Pot: 13" Ceramic Pot
Pictures taken August 22, 2023
Ships from our Massachusetts Nursery
The Tree you see is the tree you will receive.
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