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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 goldenarrowbonsai@gmail.com

The Dragon of the Mountains Remains

To contact me use goldenarrowbonsai@gmail.com.

Shipping Info: Shipping estimates are based on FedEx Home Delivery to the East Coast. Include your full shipping address and phone # when asking about a tree and I'll see if I can get a better rate. Spee-Dee is available in some areas. Priority mail works well for tools and wire.

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   Updated 2/3/24

Trees for Bonsai

101. Tree # 101P702.  Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 20 years. Collected 4/2023. Price: $125. Estimated shipping: $40. Comments: A nice small pine with some character.

102. Tree # 102S113.  Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 20 years. Collected: 5/2023. Price: $125. Estimated shipping: $85. Comments: Plenty to work with.

105. Tree # 105P720

SOLD

Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 40 years. Collected 10/2022.

Price: $150.

Estimated shipping: $60. Comments: A nice old pine for a literati.

106. Tree # 106J130.

SOLD

Species: Common juniper. Estimated age: 30 years. Collected 5/2023. Price: $100. Estimated shipping: $45. Comments: A shohin size juniper.

109. Tree # 109P725.

SOLD

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 85 years. Collected: 5/2023.

Price: $425.

Estimated shipping: $160. Comments: A stout pine with character in the trunk.

107. Tree # 107S114.

SOLD

Species: Black Hills spruce.

Estimated age: 15 years.

Collected 5/2023.

Price: $85.

Estimated shipping: $55. Comments: A nice spruce collected with grouse whortleberry growing at the base.

108. Tree # 108H39.

SOLD

Species: Eastern hophornbeam.

Estimated age: 20 years. Collected: 5/2019.

Price: $175.

Estimated shipping: $85. Comments: Nice bark and twiggy growth. A member of the beech family, it holds it's leaves over the winter.

Black Hills Bonsai Calendar: Early February 2024

Average current temps: Daytime: 30-50; Nightime: low 30s to teens. Forecast: Dry and warm.

Watering: Every two weeks, minimum.

Tasks: Wiring, watering, pruning.

Avoiding: Potting and repotting.

103. Tree # 103P722. SOLD Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 50 years. Collected: 6/2023. Price: $250. Estimated shipping: $75. Comments: A small, stout old pine.

110. Tree # 110P703

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 25 years. Collected: 5/2032.

Price: $175.

Estimated shipping: $50. Comments: A complex small pine.

Never give up!

This old pine is hanging in there despite some tough times.

Conditions in the Black Hills are much drier and warmer than average. I'm trying to guess what that means for spring.

Tools are up to date. Driftwood and stone slabs are up to date. Books and pots are not currently up to date.

Shipping for trees is estimated using FedEx home delivery to Pittsburg, PA. Your actual rate may vary depending on your location, so please include your full address, and phone number, with any inquiries.

If you are not familiar with the species offered here please check with a local nursery or bonsai group to see if that species will survive in your area. A little research goes a long way!

A sign in downtown Rapid City, with a sticker on top of it.

104. Tree # 104P662.  SOLD Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 35 years. Collected: 8/2022. Price: $125. Estimated shipping: $65. Comments: What is it reaching for? Sunlight!

111. Tree # 111P719

SOLD

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 25 years. Collected: 7/2022.

Price: $150.

Estimated shipping: $65. Comments: A flexible young pine with some character.

100. Tree # 100P721

Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 40 years. Collected 5/2023.

Price: $150.

Estimated shipping: $56. Comments: A medium size pine that looks blown by the wind.