Japanese yew with one thin live vein and lots of great deadwood. From Mauro Stemberger’s Italian Dream website.
Mauro Stemberger is something of force in European and world bonsai. He usually starts with excellent stock and ends with even better bonsai. This is not not the first time we’ve featured Mauro’s bonsai and it won’t be the last.
The Snake. We’ve shown this famous Scot’s pine before, but it’s worth another look. Just in case you missed it, check out the notch in the pot that accommodates the base of the trunk.
Most of Mauro’s trees are conifers, but not this one. It’s a Kihohime Japanese maple that’s showing off a powerful trunk and some great ramification.