if it ain't fun,
it ain't bonsai!
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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Trees for Bonsai
101. Tree # 101S27. Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 50 years. Collected 10/16. Price: $275. Estimated shipping: $125. Comments: Roots clasping a flat rock. Dave Lowman pot.
102. Tree # 102J61. Species: Common juniper. Estimated age: 25 years. Collected 5/20. Price: $100. Estimated shipping: $16 -priority mail. Comments: Perfect for a mame juniper.
104. Tree # 104J51. Species: Common juniper. Estimated age: 80 years. Collected 6/19. Price: $325. Estimated shipping: $55. Comments: Lots of jin and shari to work on.
105. Tree # 105J53.
Species: Rocky Mt juniper. Estimated age: 200 years. Collected 10/14. Price: $1225. Estimated shipping: $150. Comments: Nice size and proportions on an old juniper.
108. Tree # 108P279.
Species: Ponderosa pine.
Estimated age: 25 years. Collected: 4/20.
Estimated shipping: $35. Comments: A nice small pine with some character.
106. Tree # 106P177. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 90 years. Collected 6/19.
Estimated shipping: $85. Comments: A natural bunjin with excellent shari up the trunk.
107. Tree # 107P20. Species: Ponderosa pine.
Estimated age: 125 years.
Estimated shipping: $200.
Comments: A stunning old pine.
Black Hills Bonsai Calendar: Mid May 2021
Average current temps: Daytime: 40s - 50s; Nightime: 30s - 40s. Cool, but not cold, temps. Rainy and gray.
Watering: Once a day, or when dry.
Tasks: Collecting, transplanting, repotting. Starting to move trees outside and hope they can stay there.
Avoiding: Thinking about how much there is to do!
103. Tree # 103S45.
Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 20 years. Collected: 6/19. Price: $125. Estimated shipping: $75. Comments: A Mother-daughter pair.
109. Tree # 109S40. Species: Colorado spruce. Estimated age: 200 years. Collected: 6/18. Price: $3500. Estimated shipping: $425. Comments: It's alright! What a great, stout trunk
100. Tree # 100J55. Species: Common juniper. Estimated age: 25 years. Collected 4/20. Price: $125. Estimated shipping: $45. Comments: A small triple trunk cascade.
Spring! The season of lichen, moss and melting snow.
The Burlap Bonanza!
The next posting of BB trees will be COMING SOON!
If you are unfamiliar, or have no previous experience, with the species I am offering here, do some research before making a purchase. Please contact a bonsai club or nursery in your local area and find out if the tree will do well in your environment.