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 8/5/20

Trees for Bonsai

200. Tree # 200P177. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 90 years. Collected 6/19. Price: $325. Estimated shipping: $100. Comments: Natural literati.

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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 # 201J42.  Species: Common juniper. Estimated age: 50 years. Collected: 6/19. Price: $250. Estimated shipping: $90. Comments: Cascade!

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204. This pine's been overlooking this valley far longer than anyone now alive has been living.

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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.

205. Tree # 205P231. Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 60 years.

Collected: 7/19.

Price: $275.

Shipping: $90. Comments: A mother-daughter pair with an interesting base.

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207. Tree # 207P216. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 50 years. Collected: 7/19. Price: $100. Estimated shipping: $60. Comments: Flexible branches and upper trunk. Easy literati!

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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# 209N34.  

Species: Bristlecone pine.

Estimated age: 6 years.

Collected: Nursery 2018.

Price: $35.

Estimated shipping: $15 -priority mail.

Comments: These can live over 5,000 years, so better set up a long term watering plan.

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210. Tree# 210S48.  

Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 60 years. Collected: 6/19. Price: $85. Estimated shipping: $45. Comments: A little ragged looking, but pull the branches down and everything will change.

211. Tree# 211P204.

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 25 years.

Collected: 5/19.

Price: $125.

Estimated shipping: $65.

Comments:  I knew there was a tree in there somewhere! Now it's on it's way.

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203. Tree # 203S10. Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 85 years. Collected 5/17. Price: $775. Estimated shipping: $125. Comments:  A great ols spruce tree with lots of character. Resin pot chipped by hail, so will be shipped with another for repotting next year.

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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# 212S43.

Species: Black Hills spruce. (phoenix graft)

Estimated age: 10 years.

Assembled: 5/19.

Price: $100.

Estimated shipping: $30.

Comments: A small phoenix graft of spruce on resinous pine deadwood. No styling yet.