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if it ain't fun,

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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. They are estimates, and may be adjusted up or down depending on your location.

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 10/08/19

Trees for Bonsai

But which end has the pot of gold?

I took this picture after a sudden storm in Wyoming. I may have been a little too wet to truly appreciate it at the time.

100. Tree # 100P150.  Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 25 years. Collected 5/19. Price: $225. Estimated shipping: $45. Comments: Chubby! This one needs to go on the paleo diet.

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101. Tree # 101P147. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 40 years. Collected 5/19. Price: $125. Estimated shipping: $35. Comments: This should make a nice shohin pine!

102. Tree # 102P146.  Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 80 years. Collected 11/16. Price: $525. Estimated shipping: $275. Comments: A graceful semi-cascade.

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104. Tree # 104N17.

Species: Hinoki Cypress.

Estimated age: 20 years.

Collected Nursery material.

Price: $350.

Estimated shipping: $85.

Comments: A really nice Hinoki ready for further development.

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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.

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108. Tree # 108J11.

Species: Rocky Mt juniper.

Estimated age: 85 years.

Collected: 10/16.

Price: $475.

Estimated shipping: $225.

Comments: A styled juniper awaiting further refinement.

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Comments: Feels like an early winter is in store for the Black Hills. My friend said her beehives have quit making drones, which means they are getting ready to hibernate. I said, "I'm not ready for winter. I still haven't cleaned up from the last one." Anyway, it's a pretty busy season and I'll get new trees up as soon as I can.

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103. Garden art. My friend, Ron Beshara, carves these characters in old, resin preserved, pine knots. The wood will last for decades inside or out, and each is unique. See more on page 4.

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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.

Stolen Bonsai! On August 16th 2019 someone took 7 large bonsai from the widow of my friend Takuzo, who lives near Minneapolis. They also took trees from other locations nearby. Several of the trees are pictured above. If you see them for sale somewhere, or in someones collection, let us know so we can get them back!