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Golden Arrow Bonsai

"Let Yourself Go Wild"

Ancient Collected Trees

Andrew Smith, 22473 Alpine Acres Dr., Deadwood, S.D. 57732 605-342-4467

The Dragon of the Mountains Remains

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For customers in The Dakotas, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois, including Metro St Louis, I recommend Spee-Dee Delivery, which is about half, or less, of the FedEx rate.

From September through May smaller trees can ship standard post, again at about half the FedEx rate. Tools and other items can be shipped priority mail.

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Updated 7/18/19

Trees for Bonsai

Moonrise in mid-July over snowfields in Colorado.

Look at this cute little ponderosa! Not a chance it will go anywhere though.

100. Tree # 100P93.  Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 85 years. Collected 5/18. Price: $150. Estimated shipping: $80. Comments: Nice for a bunjin. That long branch will easily pull down.


101. Tree # 101P61. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 65 years. Collected 5/18. Price: $200. Estimated shipping: $85. Comments: Nice base and movement. Should come out pretty nicely.


102. Tree # 102S18.  Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 10 years. Collected 5/16. Price: $55. Estimated shipping: $10. Comments: You can put it in your shirt pocket. Japanese pot.


104. Tree # 104P100.

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 30 years.

Collected 3/17.

Price: $675.

Estimated shipping: $80.

Comments: A very unique penjing style pine. Sara Raynor pot.


105. Tree # 105J14.  Species: Rocky Mt juniper. Estimated age: 100 years. Collected 5/18. Price: $1125. Estimated shipping: $125. Comments: A natural raft style juniper with three main trunks. Will develop into a charming bonsai.


108. Tree # 108P102. Species: Scots pine. Estimated age: 10 years. Nursery 5/15. Price: $150. Estimated shipping: $355. Comments: Three pines in a cascading group. Fred Tarnow pot.


Comments: Well, spring this year has blown me completely off course! It's June and we're getting torrential rains, flooding, washed out roads and even some touches of snow. So I'm a bit behind with almost everything. But so are the trees, so maybe I can still catch up!


A great subalpine fir at close to 11,000' in Colorado.

103. Tree # 103S20.  Species: Colorado spruce. Estimated age: 50 years. Collected 2017. Price: $150. Estimated shipping: $40. Comments: A cool, small, old spruce.


106. Tree # 106P385.  

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 75 years.

Collected 3/16.

Price: $275.

Estimated shipping: $90.

Comments: Good tree for further development.

107. Tree # 107J20. Species: Rocky Mountain juniper. Estimated age: 200 years. Collected 10/16. Price: $1525. Estimated shipping: $250. Comments: An old juniper off to a great start.