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Author:  Will Heath [ Mon Oct 05, 2009 8:08 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Conifer Category Entries

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Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana)
Height: 49 in, 110 cm
Pot: Chinese
Categories: Conifer

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Anton Nijhuis - Canada

Judge Warren Hill scored 3
Judge Guy Guidry scored 5
Judge Andy Rutledge scored 2
Total score 10
Average score 3.33

Judge Comments:

"This tree with the snake like trunk will get better in years to come! Needs a little direction." - Guy Guidry

"Pot is 5x too large for this size trunk. Untrained material." - Andy Rutledge

Author:  Will Heath [ Tue Oct 06, 2009 8:29 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Conifer Category Entries

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Shimpaku Juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Sargentii')
Height: 10 in, 126 cm
Pot: Chinese - Yixing
Categories: Conifer

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styled by Valentin Scordaliu / owned by Luminita Niculescu - Romania

Judge Warren Hill scored 2
Judge Guy Guidry scored 4
Judge Andy Rutledge scored 2
Total score 8
Average score 2.67

Judge Comments:

"In time even young trees get old!" - Guy Guidry

Author:  Will Heath [ Tue Oct 06, 2009 5:03 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Conifer Category Entries

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Juniperus chinensis 'Itoigawa' (Juniperus chinensis 'Itoigawa')
Height: 22 in, 56 cm
Pot: Tokoname
Categories: Conifer

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Ed van der Reek - The Netherlands

Judge Warren Hill scored 4
Judge Guy Guidry scored 5
Judge Andy Rutledge scored 4
Total score 13
Average score 4.33

Judge Comments:

"Decent branch composition, but the shari is very artificial-looking. The lack of rootage unbalances this entire composition. Also, the bark should have been polished and oiled to match the pot." - Andy Rutledge

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