No lower branches? Make it a Bunjin Style Bonsai

Creating Bunjin / Literati Style Bonsai Trees Typically lower branches are highly valued when making a bonsai tree.  However, there is a style that is...

The Growing Season of Black Pines

Maximizing the Growing Season Working with Black Pines requires patience. Although the trunk of the Black Pine can grow quickly, ramification (development of fine branches)...

Black Pines: Time to cut those candles!

Black Pine Candle Cutting The time for maintaining your Black Pine bonsai tree is upon us again, its time for Black Pine Candle Cutting.  For...

Chinese Elm Bonsai Care

  Chinese Elm Bonsai Care The Chinese Elm Bonsai tree is a very hardy tree that can accommodate both indoor and outdoor environments with sufficient natural...

What to do if you see browning on your Juniper

Browning on your Juniper Is browning on your Juniper normal?  Yes it is.  As the Juniper tree grows, they produce growth from the tips of...

A Little about the Natal Plum Bonsai

Natal Plum Bonsai We just added these to our nursery. Natal Plum bonsai trees are evergreen shrubs and feature dark green, glossy leaves. Its most...

Chinese Elm and Tea Tree Leaves Differences

Chinese Elm and Tea Tree Leaves At first glance, both the Chinese Elm and Tea Tree Leaves have a similar color, shape and size, but...

Spring Satsuki Bonsai Maintenance

Spring Satsuki Bonsai Maintenance It's Spring and Satsuki Azaleas are in bloom or about to bloom. This year, we've made sure to carry a variety...

“Forcing” Leaves on your Chinese Elm

Chinese Elm Growth Cycle Similar to its larger sized counterpart, the Chinese Elm bonsai tree is known to lose its leaves in the winter if...

Juniper Bonsai Tree Care Information

  Juniper Bonsai Tree Care The Juniper bonsai tree is a hardy tree recommended for beginners. The juniper bonsai tree has long been recognized as one...