Bonsai Necessities Premium Bonsai Raffia Bundle - 1 Pound - 4-5 Feet Long & 1/4"-1/2" Wide
Bonsai Necessities Premium Bonsai Raffia
After many years of doing bonsai I became frustrated with the quality of most raffia found in the USA. Most raffia is super thin and sometimes only 2 or 3 feet in length. This makes it very hard to cover all of the area on bonsai branches. I set out on a quest to find a better product both for myself and for the bonsai community. The best I could find was Bonsai Necessities premium raffia. Bonsai Necessities premium line has the widest fibers and longest strands which was far better than more than a dozens others I have tried.
Bonsai Necessities Premium Raffia generally is 4-5 feet in length and up to 1/2 inch in width. This makes wrapping a branch a "snap" (not literally). This is 1 pounds which is a ton of raffia. Use it all yourself or split it among friends.
In most cases you will want to group from 3-5 pieces of raffia and tie the tops together. Soak the strands in water for about 10 Minutes. Wrap the raffia around the branch being careful to fully cover all bark and pull all raffia very tight. Be sure to tie off the end when done. If you want to provide extra support the use of the Bonsai Necessities Raffia Tape over the raffia is highly recommended. After both the raffia and raffia tape have been applied you next will need to wire over the raffia and carefully bend the branch to the desired shape.
- Longer and Wider than most raffia - Makes it easier to wrap branches prior to wireing.
- The Finest Quality Raffia Imported From Madagascar
- 2 Pounds is About 1000 Premium Strand Of Raffia - Enough For Many Branches
- Available in 1lb and 2lb hanks.
The long length and width is much more usable than the short skinny stuff. Can use one bunch to wrap rather than two or more bunches for longer wrapping. Once I unraveled it, very easy to grab a few strands for use. Will definitely buy again when needed.
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