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if it ain't fun,

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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 4/2/20

Trees for Bonsai

200. Tree # 200P385. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 75 years. Collected 3/16. Price: $275. Estimated shipping: $100. Comments: A cool old tree. Ready for a new pot this spring.

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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 # 201P167.  Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 250 years. Collected: 5/17. Price: $1225. Estimated shipping: $100. Comments: A super cool, rare, old pine.

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204. Anyone can tell spring is on it's way to the Black Hills!

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202. Tree # 202P185.  Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 50 years.

Collected 6/19.

Price: $225.

Estimated shipping: $35.

Comments:  Great taper and shari for such a small pine! Unusual.

205. Tree # 205H23. Species: American plum.

Estimated age: 10 years.

Collected: 5/19.

Price: $85.

Shipping: $50. Comments: White 5-petaled flowers. A classic for spring bonsai.

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207. Tree # 207H23. Species: Eastern Hophornbeam. Estimated age: 25 years. Collected: 5/18. Price: $325. Estimated shipping: $100. Comments: Great base and bark. Very twiggy. Pale green leaves and "hoplike" seeds. Sprouts vigorously.

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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# 209J30.

Species: Common juniper.

Estimated age: 100 years.

Collected: 5/19. Price: $400.

Estimated shipping: $45.

Comments: Three trunks, all with plenty of shari. Lots to do.

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212. Tree # 212P161.

Species: Ponderosa pine.


Estimated age: 60 years.

Collected: 6/19.

Price: $175.

     

Estimated shipping: $100.


Comments: Super cool natural literati.

210. Tree# 210J29. Species: Common juniper. Estimated age: 150 years. Collected: 10/18. Price: $925. Estimated shipping: $120. Comments: Excellent shari on the trunk -highlighted for visibility. This one has everything you need to make a spectacular bonsai.

211. Tree# 211S34.

Species: Black Hills spruce.

Estimated age: 15 years.

Collected: 5/19.

Price: $85.

Estimated shipping: $25.

Comments: A small spruce grove on a sparkly stone.

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203. Tree # 203P186. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 60 years. Collected 5/15. Price: $850. Estimated shipping: $125. Comments:  An elegant bujin pine in a sara Raynor pot.