Pemphis acidula Bonsai Branch Removal

Correcting a Problematic Tree by Leo N. de Leon

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The wide base of this Pemphis gives the viewer a feeling of stability and strength, I was awed by its stately appearance when I first saw it. The deadwood tells us of the tree’s struggle to survive maybe over a hundred years in the harsh conditions of its natural environment.

Pemphis acidula Branch Removal

Pemphis acidula Branch Removal

Pemphis acidula Branch Removal

Pemphis acidula Branch Removal

Close up shots of the beautiful Shari on side 'D' of the tree.

Pemphis acidula Branch Removal

Left to Right: Side A, Side B, Side C

Although this Pemphis has its good qualities, it also has its design flaw; (not unusual for trees collected from the wild). The picture below of Side D shows us how the trunk on the left crosses over the trunk on the right.

Pemphis acidula Branch Removal

Side D

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