Privet Bonsai: Carving 3 Trunks Into 1

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Detail of the front of the newly-styled Privet.

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One peculiarity of this bonsai is that when the tree was still growing as part of a boundary-hedge, over the years parts of the wire fence growing alongside the hedge had become embedded in the trunk.

For the time being, as a point of interest, I have decided to leave the embedded wire in place.

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October 2013: The newly carved and styled Privet bonsai seen from the front. The next major step for the tree was to plant it into its first bonsai pot.

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