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 10/09/18

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.

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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 # 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.

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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.

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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.  Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 85 years. Collected: 5/18. Price: $275. Shipping: $55. Comments: Perfectly sized semi-cascade spruce. Ceramic pot.

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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 # 207P34. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 200 years. Collected 5/12. Price: $1775. Estimated shipping: $250. Comments: An estimable old pine! Your chiropractor will love you for getting this.

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208. Tree # 208P345. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 125 years. Collected 10/16. Price: $775. Estimated shipping: $225. Comments: Great character! Still need to finish the deadwood and find a better pot. Probably tilt it a bit to the right.

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209. Tree# 209S6. SOLD

Species: Black Hills spruce.

Estimated age: 20 years.

Collected: 5/17

Price: $100.

Estimated shipping: $75.

Comments: A natural Mother-daughter pair.

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212. Tree # 212H9.

Species: Western Red Currant.

Estimated age: 15 years.

Collected: 5/17.

Price: $125.

Estimated shipping: $30.

Comments: Small pinkish flowers, red berries, small leaves. Japanese pot.

210. Tree# 210S5.

Species: Black Hills spruce.

Estimated age: 30 years.

Collected: 10/16

Price: $100.

Estimated shipping: $40.

Comments: A literati style spruce tree.

211. Tree# 211P47.

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 30 years.

Collected: 6/18

Price: $175.

Estimated shipping: $40.

Comments: A great, small literati pine. Ceramic pot.