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Author:  Will Heath [ Sun May 06, 2007 11:58 pm ]
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NA060 - USA
Weeping Flowering Cherry (Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula')
Height: 7 inches, 17.78 cm
Pot: Japanese
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best North American Shohin Bonsai.

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Artist: Al Kepper
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 2
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 4
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 8
Comments:
?Average" - Budi Sulistyo
?I see a grass?" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 07, 2007 12:02 am ]
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NA061 - USA
Water Jasmine on a grape vine trunk (Wrightia religiosa)
Height: 8.5 inches, 21.59 cm
Pot: Houtoku
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best North American Shohin Bonsai.

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Artist: Carl L. Rosner
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 2
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 4
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 8
Comments:
?Too raw" - Budi Sulistyo
?A premature stage." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 07, 2007 12:05 am ]
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NA062 - USA
Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum)
Height: 11 inches, 27.94 cm
Pot: Houtoku
Categories: Best Overall Forest, Saikei, Penjing, or Planted on Rock Bonsai and Best North American Forest, Saikei, Penjing, or Planted on Rock Bonsai.

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Artist: Carl L. Rosner
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 2
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 9
Comments:
?Lack of variations" - Budi Sulistyo
?A group of your trees?" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 07, 2007 12:08 am ]
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NA063 - USA
Paper Flower (Bougainvillea 'Spectabile')
Height: 12 inches, 30.48 cm
Pot: Houtoku
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Carl L. Rosner
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 3
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 8
Comments:
?Still raw" - Budi Sulistyo
?Too young?" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 07, 2007 12:10 am ]
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NA064 - USA
Mountain Azalea (Rhododendron Kiusianum)
Height: 22.5 inches, 57.15 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Melvyn Goldstein
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 7
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 7
Judge Robert Steven Scored 6
Total Points: 20
Comments:
?The tree shape full of vision of fairyland. That?s a peaceful PARADISE.." - Min Hsuan Lo
?Nice composition" - Budi Sulistyo
?Charming character, refine the foliage silhouette and shallow pot?" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 07, 2007 12:12 am ]
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NA065 - USA
Rocky Mountain Juniper (Juniperus scopulorum)
Height: 21.5 inches, 54.61 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Melvyn Goldstein / Walter Pall
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 6
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 8
Judge Robert Steven Scored 6
Total Points: 20
Comments:
?Good material and creation. Fine wiring will add the value" - Budi Sulistyo
?Nice trunk movement and character need refinement." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 07, 2007 12:14 am ]
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NA066 - Mexico
Black Olive (Bucida spinosa)
Height: 18 inches, 45 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Enrique Casta?o
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 5
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 6
Total Points: 16
Comments:
?Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
?Very nice movement?if the ending tip flows to the right?" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 07, 2007 12:18 am ]
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NA067 - Mexico
Malpigia (Malphigia punicifolia)
Height: 13.78 inches, 35 cm
Pot: Enrique Casta?o (Mexico)
Categories: Best Overall Forest, Saikei, Penjing, or Planted on Rock Bonsai and Best North American Forest, Saikei, Penjing, or Planted on Rock Bonsai.

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Artist: Enrique Casta?o
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 2
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 3
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 7
Comments:
?Too raw" - Budi Sulistyo
?There should be a message??" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 07, 2007 12:21 am ]
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NA068 - Mexico
Malpigia (Malphigia punicifolia)
Height: 9.9 inches, 25 cm
Pot: Klika & Kuratkova (Czech Republic)
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best North American Shohin Bonsai.

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Artist: Enrique Casta?o
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 2
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 3
Total Points: 10
Comments:
?Need more ramification" - Budi Sulistyo
?The trunk line is too straight downward." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 07, 2007 12:23 am ]
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NA069 - Mexico
Juniper Mapachita (Juniperus chinensis)
Height: 9.5 inches, 23 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Best Overall Shohin Bonsai and Best North American Shohin Bonsai.

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Artist: Enrique Casta?o
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 7
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 12
Comments:
?Nice composition. Maturity will add the value" - Budi Sulistyo
?I don?t see the design?" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Tue May 08, 2007 12:18 am ]
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NA070 - USA
Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea glabra)
Height: 14 inches, 35.56 cm
Pot: Japanese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Phyllis Swanson
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 2
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 9
Comments:
?Need more ramifications" - Budi Sulistyo
?Only the flowers help." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Tue May 08, 2007 12:20 am ]
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NA071 - USA
Japanese Garden Juniper (Juniperus procumbens nana)
Height: 12 inches, 30.48 cm
Pot: Japanese
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Phyllis Swanson
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 7
Judge Robert Steven Scored 3
Total Points: 13
Comments:
?Nice creation" - Budi Sulistyo
?The canopy placement doesn?t fit to the movement flow and creates an imbalance image." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Tue May 08, 2007 12:22 am ]
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NA072 - USA
Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea glabra)
Height: 25 inches, 63.50 cm
Pot: Tokoname
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Bob Bugay
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 3
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 5
Judge Robert Steven Scored 3
Total Points: 11
Comments:
?Just average" - Budi Sulistyo
?Looks like ikebana." - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Wed May 09, 2007 1:34 am ]
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NA073 - USA
California Juniper (Juniperus californica)
Height: 26 inches, 66.04 cm
Pot: California rock
Categories: Best Overall Forest, Saikei, Penjing, or Planted on Rock Bonsai and Best North American Forest, Saikei, Penjing, or Planted on Rock Bonsai.

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Artist: Mike Page
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 4
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 4
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 10
Comments:
?Too raw" - Budi Sulistyo
?Very premature?" - Robert Steven

Author:  Will Heath [ Mon May 14, 2007 5:32 pm ]
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NA074 - USA
Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda)
Height: 13 inches, 33.02 cm
Pot:
Categories: Best Overall Bonsai and Best North American Bonsai.

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Artist: Carl L. Rosner
Judge Min Hsuan Lo Scored 2
Judge Budi Sulistyo Scored 4
Judge Robert Steven Scored 2
Total Points: 8
Comments:
?Too young" - Budi Sulistyo
?Too young as a bonsai." - Robert Steven

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