Tuesday, February 2, 2016

bog pine yamadori

I collected some Scots Pines from an area of bog where they had naturally seeded in the last 30-40 years or so. There are mature trees in a nearby drier location which provide the seeds. The seedlings germinate and grow up to 6 feet but then seem to mostly die slowly due to the wet conditions. The largest tree I collected had been driven over by a tracked machine in the past few years and had had some roots torn at the time. It's a bit sickly looking and I'm not that confident, but I've had good success with similar bog pines before so fingers crossed.


  1. very nice, very nice. keep collecting for future swaps:)

    1. Yes, I'll try to keep them alive and healthy for future exchanges...