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Ficus microcarpa in the Denver Botanic Garden

I was gifted this Ficus microcarpa from my good friend David Fukumoto in 2004. It was just accepted into the bonsai collection of the Denver Botanic Garden this July of 2015.


Defoliated to show the branch patterns


Partially re-leafed after defoliation


In full leaf

Larry Jackel, curator of the DBG bonsai collection and his Ponderosa pine

Larry Jackel, curator of the DBG bonsai collection, and his Ponderosa pine

I am greatly honored to have one of my best trees find a wonderful home for the next phase of its life. A place where it will live and be admired for many years.

To review the history of this fig please refer to:





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