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 email@example.com
This is Page 2 -Updated 4/5/19
Trees for Bonsai
200. Tree # 200J5. Species: Common juniper. Estimated age: 125 years. Collected 10/17. Price: $325. Estimated shipping: $75. Comments: An interesting needle juniper. Lots of shari.
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 # 201S4. Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 60 years. Collected 5/17. Price: $225. Estimated shipping: $85. Comments: A unique literati spruce that will get better and better.
204. An ancient and massive Colorado spruce. This one was not collectable. However, my experience with Colorado spruce convinces me that they are one of the easiest western conifers to transplant.
202. Tree # 202P374. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 30 years. Collected 4/17. Price: $300. Estimated shipping: $100. Comments: A three-tree group. A little bit of wire reveals a nice tree. Now for a better pot...
205. Tree # 205S10. SOLD Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 85 years. Collected: 5/18. Price: $275. Shipping: $55. Comments: Perfectly sized semi-cascade spruce. Ceramic pot.
206. People sometimes wonder how and why collected trees end up so contorted. The answer is usually trauma of some sort. For instance, a dead tree collapsed on this pine seedling long ago -creating a uniquely bent trunk.
207. Tree # 207P31. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 60 years. Collected 10/17. Price: $275. Estimated shipping: $95. Comments: A natural three-tree group that will be fun to work on.
208. Tree # 208P386. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 25 years. Collected 4/16. Price: $625. Estimated shipping: $125. Comments: Thick trunk and compact form. Still needs some carving and refinement on the deadwood.
209. Tree# 209J15.
Species: Utah juniper.
Estimated age: 125 years.
Estimated shipping: $50.
Comments: A really cool, nice-size, literati juniper with shari all the way to the top.
212. Tree # 212J16. Species: Common juniper. Estimated age: 30 years. Collected: 10/16. Price: $125. Estimated shipping: $55. Comments: Small needles and blue berries. Repot next spring as more of a cascade.
210. Tree# 210P60. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 40 years. Collected: 11/17. Price: $125. Estimated shipping: $75. Comments: A literati pine. Ponderosas are usualy so flexible you are only limited by your imagination!
211. Tree# 211H11.
Species: Quaking aspen.
Estimated age: 45 years.
Estimated shipping: $125.
Comments: Shimmering leaves, bright gold in autumn. This one is making catkins right now. Buds will be opening within the month.