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 7/18/19

Trees for Bonsai

200. Tree # 200P99. Species: Lodgepole pine. Estimated age: 50 years. Collected 5/16. Price: $425. Estimated shipping: $25. Comments: Excellent shohin size lodgepole pine. Dave Lowman pot.

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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 # 201S21.  Species: Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 50 years. Collected 5/17. Price: $150. Estimated shipping: $45. Comments: A naturally windswept spruce.

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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 # 202J21. Species: Rocky Mt juniper. Estimated age: 100 years. Collected 5/17. Price: $525. Estimated shipping: $135. Comments: A bunjin juniper waiting to be styled.

205. Tree # 205P96. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 40 years. Collected: 5/17. Price: $575. Shipping: $45. Comments: Two small pines in an old Chinese pot.

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206. Beetles and fire killed this forest that my son is hiking through. How many years will it take before it comes back?

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.

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208. Tree # 208S17. Species:Black Hills spruce. Estimated age: 80 years. Collected 5/18. Price: $225. Estimated shipping: $85. Comments: Flexible branches and dense foliage will make a beautiful bonsai.

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209. Tree# 209J19.  Species: Rocky Mountain juniper. Estimated age: 50 years. Collected: 6/18. Price: $175. Estimated shipping: $40. Comments: A  nice-size,  juniper with lots of possibilities.

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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# 210P90. Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 12 years. Collected: 5/17. Price: $85. Estimated shipping: $40. Comments: I dug this one out of my backyard. Honestly, I think it's as much fun to wire a seedling as it is to wire a large, old tree.

211. Tree# 211P86.

Species: Ponderosa pine.

Estimated age: 35 years.

Collected: 11/16.

Price: $225.

Estimated shipping: $60.

Comments: A perfectly proportioned small pine ready for styling.

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203. Tree # 202P98.  Species: Ponderosa pine. Estimated age: 75 years. Collected 5/17. Price: $300. Estimated shipping: $80. Comments: Small needles and dense foliage on a rugged pine.