Japanese Garden Juniper

Would a Japanese Garden Juniper lend itself to good bonsai material? The foliage is quite sharp and needle-like as opposed to a softer foliage such as a native juniper. I currently don’t have any junipers in my collection and I’m wondering if this Japanese Garden Juniper would be a good piece of nursery stock.
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Hi Tyler. It certainly would. You may curse more than once when styling as the needles are sharp. But it will be well worth the effort. What I suggest you do is undercut it within the next few days. leave it in the ground (untouched) until May next year. Lift it and pot it up. There should be lots of fibrous roots so you’ll have more chance of success. Leave it another year to recover and settle into its pot and then it will be ok to play with.