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Bonsai Tree Care Other / Books

Bonsai Tree Care

Bonsai Tree Care: What You May Not Know About Bonsai Trees Everybody has heard of the Bonsai tree but very few people know anything about the history of the miniature shrub or where the tradition came from. …

Polyscias fruticosa - Ming Aralia Plants / Bonsais

Polyscias fruticosa - Ming Aralia (Bonsai Tree)

The Ming Aralia Bonsai Tree likes warmer temperatures of 60 to 70 degrees and above. Place the plant in bright filtered light near a sunny window and/or under artificial light with a minimum of 150 footcandles. They are an easy to grow bonsai. Native to Brazil. …

The Living Art of Bonsai Other / Books

The Living Art of Bonsai

Bonsai is considered a primarily Japanese art, yet its origins lie deep within ancient China. Evolving over 2,500 years, the Chinese approach to bonsai reflects a unique set of cultural, philosophical and aesthetic values largely unknown to modern bonsai enthusiasts. …

Home Gardener's Bonsai Other / Books

Home Gardener's Bonsai

Home Gardener s Bonsai: Buying, Planting, Displaying, Improving and Caring for Bonsai (Specialist Guide) Home Gardener s Bonsai is the essential guide to the art and craft of growing bonsai in the garden or in the house. With topics ranging from watering and feeding to spirit and aesthetics, it provides …

Abies procera - Noble Fir Plants / Conifers

Abies procera - Noble Fir

Nobe Fir (Abies procera), Grow your own Christmas Tree! Majestic evergreen native to the pacific northwest, widely grown as a Christmas Tree. Can reach 200 feet or more in height. Prefers moist soil and some protection from wind. …

The Secret Techniques of Bonsai Other / Books

The Secret Techniques of Bonsai: A Guide to Starting, Raising, and Shaping Bonsai

In The Secret Techniques of Bonsai, the author of the groundbreaking Bonsai with American Trees teams up with his son to offer not only the basics of creating perfect bonsai, but also secret techniques they ve developed over years of careful work and observation. …

Acer japonicum 'Meigetsu' - Japanese Maple Plants / Bonsais

Acer japonicum 'Meigetsu' - Japanese Maple

Foliage is bright green with some texture. Fall colors are blends of gold and red. A sturdy tree which will take sun, it will grow to 20 feet or more, forming a round-topped canopy with maturity.A great landscape tree for zones 5-9. Grows up to twenty feet in height but is often pruned shorter. Also …

Brya ebenus - Jamaica Rain Tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Brya ebenus - Jamaica Rain Tree

This is a tough, spiny tree with an erupting growth habit. New branches burst straight up as if ejected by a volcano, cascading onto the countryside below as they become longer and heavier. Mature height is 30 feet, but it s easy to keep under 15 with annual pruning. Flowers in times of high humidity, …

Sophora japonica - Japanese Pagoda tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Sophora japonica - Japanese Pagoda tree

Increasingly used as a bonsai. A tall deciduous tree to 60, hardy to zone 4; leaves ovate to 2 and in 3-8 pairs. Tiered appearance with sturdy branching. Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 4-11 Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade Origin: China and Korea Growth Habits: Deciduous medium to large tree, …

Pinus thunbergii - Japanese Black Pine Plants / Conifers

Pinus thunbergii - Japanese Black Pine

Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii) is an excellent, small, irregularly shaped, pine tree. The plant tolerates dry soil and salt. The dark green, twisted needles are 5 to 7 inches long. It grows approximately 12 to 18 inches per year. It is hardy in zones 5-8. It s mature height is 30 feet with a …

Pinus taeda - Loblolly Pine Plants / Bonsais

Pinus taeda - Loblolly Pine (Bonsai)

This fast growing native tree is good for quick evergreen screening. Large and impressive given time and space. Grows 10-15 in ten years. The Loblolly Pine makes an excellent bonsai! …

Michelia champaca - Yellow Jade Orchid Tree Plants / Other

Michelia champaca - Yellow Jade Orchid Tree

Also known as Huang Yu Lan. It is the oil of this michelia that is the essence of JOY, the world s most expensive perfume. It can grow from a trunk of 16 inch into a giant tree over 30 feet. On the tip of every branch, flowers blossom all year round with yellow-orange petals, diffusing delicate fragrance …

Choosing and Growing Bonsai Other / Books

Choosing and Growing Bonsai

Bonsai are both eye-catching and extremely popular—and this directory of more than 80 trees details their characteristics and explains how to look after them to get the best results. With stunning photography, and detailed instructions for choosing and growing a plant, it’s ideal for both beginners …

Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig Plants / Other

Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig

The Starlight Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina Starlight is a new variegated form of durable green Weeping Fig. Just like it s green counterpart, Starlight prefers very bright indirect light. Keep evenly moist, but not wet or dry. Trim as needed. Left alone the Starlight Weeping Fig can reach 6 feet tall. …