First year novice's attempt at a roots over a rock bonsai

by Kevin S
(Douglassville, Pa)

Root over rock Umbrella Bonsai

Root over rock Umbrella Bonsai

I just started in the hobby and have quickly become addicted to the process. I love the planning, the finding the plant, the sculpting, and the on going care taking.

Here is my first attempt at rock over rock and i choose a Hawaiian Umbrella plant. This is about 4 months in and though you may not be able to see it, the roots are screaming downward into the ground. I am getting ready to lift more of the rock out of the ground and start exposing some of the root structure.

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