Remember,

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 goldenarrowbonsai@gmail.com

This is Page 2 -Updated 10/22/20

Trees for Bonsai

200. Tree # 200P256. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 90 years. Collected 7/19. Price: $275. Estimated shipping: $125. Comments: An old pine with a very unique, gnarly, surface root.

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I've heard that the arches in a medeival cathedral are meant to feel like a forest arching overhead. This is one we got to go into in Belgium. I tried, but I didn't feel like I was in a forest. But it was inspiring.

201. Tree # 201S47. Species: Colorado spruce. Estimated age: 100 years. Collected: 6/18. Price: $275. Estimated shipping: $100. Comments: Move the lower branch forward and it's easy to see the tree.

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205. Watching the scenery change: This pine's been overlooking this valley far longer than anyone now alive has been living, and may still be there once we're all gone.

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202. Tree # 202P232.   

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 60 years.

Collected 7/19.

Price: $375.

Estimated shipping: $90.

Comments:  A great start for a classic literati! Giorgio pot.

206. Tree # 206H25.

SOLD

Species: Western red currant.

Estimated age: 15 years.

Collected: 4/20.

Price: $60.

Shipping: $40. Comments: Long lasting pink bell flowers and red edible fruit. Fred Tarnow pot.

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207. Tree # 207P296. SOLD Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 35 years. Collected: 5/20. Price: $175. Estimated shipping: $40. Comments: Super cool shohin pine.

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208. Tree # 208S33. Species: Colorado spruce. Estimated age: 150 years. Collected 6/18. Price: $775. Estimated shipping: $125. Comments: Great potential in an old spruce. I trimmed this one up a bit to give it some direction. The left photo would be my preferred front, but the branch layout would be a little easier from the other side. Ready to wire this spring.

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209. Tree# 209P278.     Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 50 years. Collected: 5/20. Price: $125. Estimated shipping: $35. Comments: A rugged little pine.

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210. Tree# 210P252.  

Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 35 years. Collected: 5/20. Price: $75. Estimated shipping: $45. Comments: Another easy literati pine.

211. Tree# 211S27. Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 50 years. Collected: 10/16. Price: $275. Estimated shipping: $125. Comments: Dave Lowman pot. Root clasping a flat rock.

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203. Tree # 203J50. Species: Common juniper. Estimated age: 150 years. Collected 7/19. Price: $825. Estimated shipping: $125. Comments:  A gnarly old juniper.

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213. Tree# 213J11.  Species: Rocky Mt juniper. Estimated age: 85 years. Collected: 10/16. Repotted 5/20. Price: $475. Estimated shipping: $135. Comments: A nice juniper that continues to get better.

212. Tree# 212P295.

SOLD

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 25 years.

Collected: 5/20.

Price: $100.

Estimated shipping: $45.

Comments: A natural literati pine.

204. Tree # 243H23. Species: Diamond willow. Estimated age: 15 years. Collected 5/19. Price: $85. Estimated shipping: $50. Comments:  Rapid growth, interesting yellow flowers and it gets rough bark.