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The Bonsai of Wolfgang Putz

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Bonsai by Wolfgang Putz

Austrian, Wolfgang Putz, is an accomplished bonsai artist and cultivates many species of flowering and decorative plants besides bonsai. Wolfgang is a remarkable presence in the world of bonsai, his work with kusamono and bonsai is recognized and respected around the globe. He has been published in many English and German publications, won numerous awards, and is an active collector of yamadori. His gallery of Kusamono and his gallery of Miniature Hosta here at the Art of Bonsai project highlights his diverse talent in this art form.

Acer buergerianum

Trident Maple (Acer buergerianum)
Fall Colors
42cm (16.5 inches)
Imported from Japan (styled since 1997)
Pot: Horst Heinzlreiter (Austria)

 

Acer palmatum 'Seigen'

Japanese Maple "Seigen" (Acer palmatum "Seigen")
Early Spring Colors
55cm (21.5 inches)
Imported from Japan (styled since 1996)
Pot: Horst Heinzlreiter (Austria)

 

Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'

Japanese Maple "Shishigashira" (Acer palmatum "Shishigashira")
Fall Colors
63cm (25 inches)
Imported from Japan (styled since 2003)
Pot: Petra Engelke-Tomlinson (GB)

 

Azalea 'Nisho no Hikari'

Azalea "Nisho no Hikari"
19cm (7.5 inches)
Imported from Japan (styled since 2002)
Pot: Horst Heinzlreiter (Austria)

 

Carpinus coreana

Korean Hornbeam (Carpinus coreana)
Fall Colors
35cm (13.75 inches)
Imported from Japan (styled since 1998)
Pot: Ingrid Kralovec (Austria)

 

Corylopsis spicata

Spike Winterhazel (Corylopsis spicata)
Fall Colors
62cm (24.5 inches)
Imported from Japan (styled since 2003)
Pot: Josef Mairhofer (Austria)

 

Larix decidua

European Larch (Larix decidua)
Fall Colors
72cm (28.25 inches)
Yamadori from the Austrian Alps (1995); styled since 1997
Pot: Horst Heinzlreiter (Austria)

 

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)
Fall Colors
19cm H (7.5 inches)
From a nursery (styled since 2004)
Pot: William Vlaanderen (The Netherland)

 

Pinus mugo

Mugo Pine (Pinus mugo)
75cm (29.5 inches)
Yamadori from Switzerland (styled since 1998)
Pot: Horst Heinzlreiter (Austria)

 

Pinus nigra austriaca

Austrian Pine (Pinus nigra austriaca)
45cm W (17.75 inches)
Yamadori from spring 2000 (styled since autumn 2002)
Pot: Tokoname (Japan)

 

Pinus parviflora

Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora)
39cm (15.25 inches)
Imported from Japan (styled since 1996)
Pot: Horst Heinzlreiter (Austria)

 

Populus alba

White Poplar (Populus alba)
51cm (20 inches)
Yamadori from Austria (1998); styled since 2001
Pot: Josef Mairhofer (Austria)

 

Sorbus aucuparia

European Mountain-Ash (Sorbus aucuparia)
63cm (24.75 inches)
From a nursery (styled since 1996)
Pot: Josef Mairhofer (Austria)

 

Sorbus aucuparia

Bigleaf Linden (Tilia platyphyllos)
75cm (29.5 inches)
From a nursery (styled since 2002)
Pot: Derek Aspinall (GB)

 



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