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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

This is Page 2 -Updated 1/25/23

Trees for Bonsai

200. Tree # 200S56.  Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 125 years. Collected 10/2016. Price: $525. Estimated shipping: $175. Comments: An old literati spruce.

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. An unusual lightning strike. The tree was hit and caught on fire, which burned all the way up into the crown. It must have made quite a torch! Although some branches died, the tree itself lived and continues to grow.

202. Tree # 202P606. SOLD Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 20 years. Collected 5/2021. Price: $85. Estimated shipping: $40. Comments: A nice small pine.

205. Tree # 205P605.

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 20 years.

Collected: 11/2021.

Price: $85.

Estimated shipping: $40.

Comments: A nice small pine with a good lower branch.

206. Equisetum in the Black Hills.

207. It's hard to see it, but this old pine was nearly cut through with a chainsaw during a forest thinning project. Left for dead, years later it continues to grow anyway.

208. Tree# 208J108. SOLD Species: Common juniper. Estimated age: 40 years. Collected:5/2022. Price: $175. Estimated shipping: $45. Comments: A natural old shohin juniper with shari on the trunk.

203. Tree # 203P589.  

SOLD

Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 60 years.

Collected: 11/2021.

Price: $250. Estimated shipping: $85.

Comments: Nice old trunk and lots of jin to work on.

210. Tree# 210S92. Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 30 years. Collected: 6/2020. Price: $100. Estimated shipping: $40. Comments: Nice trunk and flexible top for a perfect shohin.

209. Tree# 209P603.

SOLD

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 25 years.

Collected: 5/2022. Price: $125. Estimated shipping: $45. Comments: A great small pine.

204. Tree # 204J112 Species: Rocky Mt juniper. Estimated age: 80 years. Collected 5/2022. Price: $425. Estimated shipping: $150. Comments:  A clump style juniper with 5 trunks.

211. Tree# 211P568.  Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 20 years. Collected: 10/2020. Price: $175. Estimated shipping: $175. Comments: It looks a little better now. The base is different and still needs some work.

In a mountain crevice

In a sidewalk crevice