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François Jeker

Design Sketch

Ghost rider

François Jeker analyses the Juniperus sabina of Antonio J. Lozano Heemskerk.


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Styling

Well suited

François Jeker takes a close look at Taxus.


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Case History

I will burn all my trees

François Jeker’s 31-year-journey growing a bonsai forest When we make a bonsai forest, we think we are the Creator. We are under the illusion that we decide everything, the choice of the trees and their placement, but nature has already done a good part of the work. When we collect…...


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Styling

Intimidated by its age

François Jeker styles a venerable 500-year-old Buxus ‘When about to style an impressive old Buxus like this, you are so intimidated that you approach it with trembling hands . . . Over the years, though, I have developed three assets in the bonsai field: imagination for the future design of…...


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Case History

Like a virgin…

François Jeker looks back on 19 years' evolution of his mugo pine.


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Technique

Bad reputation?

François Jeker has created many outstanding Buxus bonsai by pioneering with this variety Boxwood, also known as box, has a reputation for growing very slowly. However, if we know the right techniques, its branches can grow and ramify very quickly Over the years I have become something of a specialist…...


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Report

The ‘all in one’ show

An unique event at the Folie Fleur Mulhouse, France It was a spectacular show were many bonsai events came together in the town of Mulhouse in the north east of France; The BCI (Bonsai Clubs International), the Bonsai Euro Top 30, the French National show and the Folie’Flore flower and…...


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