Descanso Bonsai Society’s July demonstrator is Ken Fuentes, a Founding member of the Conejo Valley Bonsai Society. He has been active in bonsai for close to 40 years. Originating in Miami, he was a member of the Bonsai Club of Miami where he worked with many Bonsai experts including some past and present California Masters like John Naka, Ben Oki and in California, Warren Hill.
Ken will be demonstrating the many techniques that can be used to grow and style the Ficus “Salacaria”, or better known as “Willow Leaf “Ficus. His recommendations can be used with all Ficus with slight variations. Feel free to bring in any problem Ficus trees of any variety and Ken will give you advice on them!
Below, Ken Fuentes and a willow Leaf Ficus