Indoor and Outdoor Bonsai Trees and Bonsai Tools
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Bonsai... a Japanese word meaning "tray-planted," bonsai refers to the art of training drawf trees and growing the miniaturized trees in pots or containers. Bonsai trees are dwarfed by pruning roots and branches to create an artistic sculpture. Whether you are interested in raising Bonsai trees as hobby or profession, Bonsai Tree Source has everything you need to succeed including artificial Bonsai trees, seeds, trees, pots, tools, and useful articles and tips.
Today's Most Popular Bonsai Trees and Products
Beautifully hand-crafted Pecky Cypress display table. The pecky effect is a kind of sculpturing process which has been produced by nature. Once the tree has been harvested, the causative agent within the tree completely disappears leaving only the characteristic pocketing it formerly created. The beautiful grains of knotty effects will serve to enhance the beauty of your favorite bonsai tree.
Also known as the Chinese Juniper. This needled evergreen is tolerant of a wide variety of soils and is dioecious which means that there are male and female plants. Shimpaku is a naturally irregular vase shaped Juniper which we grow into a trditional upright style. The Shimpaku has attractive year round foliage and its dark green needles are soft to the touch. Very popular and easy to care for bonsai.
Land/Water ceramic bonsai pot. One side is for a tree planting and the other is a well that holds water.
This dwarf Juniper from Japan is the most popular evergreen in the U.S. When we think of a traditional bonsai and what it should look like we think of a "Juniper Procumbens Nana". They are very hardy, long-lived and tolerate many adverse conditions. This is an excellent tree for the beginner.
Parrot's Beak, or Gmelina (pronounced with a silent G) has leaves which vary from oval to ivy or "duck foot" shape. It has exotic flowers occasionally which are comprised of yellow blooms which emerge at the end of a tube-like structure of overlapping bracts. The flower resembles a Parrot's Beak, hence the name. The flower pod has one seed. The fruit is fleshy, smooth, yellow, pear-shaped and about 2 centimeters long. Parrot's Peak is native to the Philipine Islands, India and Southeast Asia. Cold tolerant to lower 30s.