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Bonsai - surprise someone!

You know the way your heart drops when you open a gift wrap to find another pair or socks or a scarf or a thingummy that you know youíll never use and you donít even like it? - sure you do!

Well thatís exactly how gardeners feel when they open a gift and find a plant pot or a trowel or another pair of gardening gloves - every gardener has all of that stuff they need already!

Give them something exciting, something that might even start them on a whole new hobby - ďLike whatĒ, you say?  Iím glad you asked - like a Bonsai is what!

I donít know a gardener who isnít fascinated by these miniature but ancient-looking plants, perfect in every detail but tiny!  Imagine how your gardener friend will feel when they open your package and find ... not another pair of woolly socks or gumboots ... but something they have always wanted!
 


Brazilian Raintree (pithecellobium tortum)

Price: 59.95

This hardwood tree is native to Brazil and its rainforests. The raintree has delicate branchesand tiny light-green compound leaves and is spiny. The leaves fold up at night or in subdued light.This tree wakes up when we do. Easy indoor care. 10"-11" tall. 10 years old. Suitable 6"x8" humidity tray is recommended. To purchase add $2.95 (50% off regular price with tree order. Shipped via UPS 2-3 days - $14.95.


Ficus-Stone Landscape Scene with Fishing Pole (ficus compacta)

Price: 59.95

The rocks selected for this unusual arrangement are imported and washed in acid, making them strikingly unique. We then cut and cement the rocks to one side of the pot, leaving an ample well between them to hold water. A ceramic bridge is cemented to the rocks on either side. A miniature, glazed mud figurine which overlooks the water is also added and cemented in place. To complete the scene, a pagoda figurine is cemented to the stone located above the bridge. On the opposite side of this restful scene, we have selected for planting, a low maintenance, easy-to-care-for Ficus bonsai. The entire landscape is arranged in an attractive, glazed, imported ceramic container. 6 years old 9" - 11" tall Suitable 6" x 8" drip tray is recommended. To purchase add $4.95 (50% off regular price with tree order) Shipped UPS 2-3 days - $14.95.


Juniper-Stone Landscape Scene (Juniper Procumbens "nana")

Price: 59.95

The rocks selected for this unusual arrangement are imported and washed in acid making them strikingly unique. We then cut and cement the rocks to one side of the pot, leaving an ample well between them to hold water. A ceramic bridge is cemented to the rocks on either side. A pagoda figurine is also added and cemented to the stone located above the bridge. To complete the scene, we cement a miniature, glazed, mud figurine fisherman overlooking the water holding a fishing pole and fish. On the opposite side of this restful scene, we have selected for planting, the ever popular Juniper bonsai. The entire landscape is arranged in an attractive, glazed, imported ceramic container. 6 years old 9" - 11" tall Suitable 6" x 8" drip tray is recommended. To purchase add $4.95 (50% off regular price with tree order) Shipped UPS 2-3 days - $14.95.


Ficus Too Little - Forest Group (ficus benjamina "too little")

Price: 52.95

New miniature cultivar of the popular Ficus Benjamina with very small leaves and compact growth habit. Great for indoors in low, moderate or high lighting conditions. We grow three together in one pot to give the appearance of a grove or forest scene. Looks and feels like your someplace else. 4 tears old 5"-7" tall Suitable 8"x10" humidity tray is recommended. To purchase add $5.95 (50% off regular price with tree order). Shipped via UPS 2-3 days - $12.95.


Ponytail Palm - Medium (Beaucamea Recurvata)

Price: 49.95

The most striking feature of the Ponytail Palm is the swollen base of the trunk. The texture of the trunk looks and feels scaly like the foot of an elephant and is also known as Elephants Foot. The extraordinary thickening of the trunk serves as a water reservoir against dry spells, allowing the tree to go up to four (4) weeks without water and causing no ill effects. Excellent in low or higher lighting conditions. The Ponytail is an excellent choice for home, office or anywhere. Very easy indoor maintenance. 10 years old 14" - 16" tall Suitable 8" x 10" oversized humidity tray is recommended. To purchase add $2.95 (50% off regular price) with tree order. Shipped via UPS 2-3 days - $15.95.


Ginseng Ficus (Ficus Retusa)

Price: 49.95

Also known as Banyan Fig and Taiwan Ficus. The Retusa has small dark green leaves which alternate up the stem and which are more oval than the Benjamina. Grey to reddish bark dotted with small horizontal flecks, similar to tiger-like markings. All have heavy trunks with exposed aerial roots. Among the most tolerant, versatile and trouble-free bonsai trees for indoor use. 10 years old specimen 7" tall Suitable 6" x 8" humidity tray is recommended. To purchase add $2.95 (50% off regular price) with tree order. Regularly $55.95, now on sale - . Shipped UPS 2-3 days - $10.95


Hawaiian Umbrella Tree - Coiled Trunk-Medium (Arboricola Schefflera)

Price: 39.95

This is the tree that we recommend if you are inexperienced with bonsai or you do not have a green thumb. In our opinion it is one of the easiest bonsai trees to care for and is a very beautiful trouble-free evergreen. If you don't know which tree to purchase as a gift for someone, this is the tree to select. This versatile tree is great for home, office, dorm or anywhere and does well in low to high lighting conditions. Our tree features tiny umbrella shaped leaves forming a dense green canopy. Very popular and easy indoor care. 6 years old 6" tall Suitable 6" - 8" humidity tray is recommended. To purchase add $2.95. (50% off the regular price with tree purchase) Shipped UPS 2-3 days - $10.95.


Taiwan Ficus (Medium)vCurved Shaped Trunk (ficus retusa)

Price: 39.95

Also known as Banyan Fig. The Retusa has small, dark green leaves which alternate up the stem and which are more oval than the Benjamina. Grey to reddish bark dotted with small, horizontal flecks, similar to tiger-like markings. All have heavy trunks and all are trained in the traditional curved shape. Among the most tolerant, versatile and trouble-free bonsai trees for indoor use. 6 years old. 8ė tall. Suitable 6" x 8" humidity tray is recommended. To Purchase add $2.95 (50% off regular price with tree order. Shipped via UPS 2-3 days - $10.95.


Variegated Dwarf Bamboo (pleioblastus chino vaginata variegata "arundinaria")

Price: 39.95

Slow running type of bamboo with narrow variegated leaves that are sometimes more white than green. 5 years old. 5" - 7" tall. Suitable 6" x 8" humidity tray is recommended. To purchase add $2.95 (50% off regular price with tree order) . Shipped UPS 2-3 days - $10.95.


Baby Jade - Medium Portulacaria Afra

Price: 39.95

This succulent bonsai, also known as the "Elephant Bush", is native to South Africa and has pale green leaves that are almost round and about one-third the size of the common Jade plant. The fleshy trunk, branches, and leaves are used to store water. An excellent bonsai tree for the home or office. 5 years old. 7" tall. Suitable 6" x 8" humidity tray is recommended for. To purchase add $2.95 (50% off regular price with tree order). Shipped via UPS 2-3 days - $11.95


Green Island Ficus-Medium Ficus Microcarpa

Price: 39.95

Informal upright with shiny dark green leaves which are thicker than the standard ficus leaf but thinner than a Jade leaf. Develops a thick trunk and aerial roots at a relatively early age. Very easy indoor care. One of our favorites. Medium sized tree. 7 years old 8" tall Suitable 6" x 8" humidity tray is recommended. To purchase add $2.95 (50% off regular price with tree order). Shipped UPS 2-3 days at 10.95.


Willow Leaf Ficus-Medium (Ficus Nerifolia/Salisafolia)

Price: 39.95

Also knows as Mexicana Ficus. Elongated, light green leaves have a striking resemblance to the popular weeping willow tree. This tree does particularly well indoors in low, moderate or high lighting conditions. 7 years old 7" tall Suitable 6" x 8" humidity tray is recommended. To purchase add $2.95 (50% off regular price with tree order). Shipped UPS 2-3 days - $11.95


Blue Moss Cypress-Medium Chamecyparis "glauca minima")

Price: 39.95

Very attractive feathery blue foliage. Develops a nice trunk and forms natural broom style. May be shaped into pom-poms or tradition style if desired. Does well in a cool window during the winter. Imported from Japan. Easy care. 7 years old 7" tall. Suitable 6" x 8" oversized humidity tray is recommended. To purchase add $2.95 (50% off regular price) with tree order. Shipped via UPS 2-3 days $10.95.


Hokkaido Elm-Small (ulmus parvifolia 'hokkaido')

Price: 39.95

Native to Japan and Korea, the Hokkaido Elm is a Chinese Elm, not troubled by the Dutch Elm disease that has destroyed so many other species. It is extremely slow growing and will only grow to 36" tall in nature. The Hokkaido forms a rugged trunk with a corky bark that flakes off in rounded plates. This cultivar of Ulmus has the tiniest leaf of all Elms (only 3/8" long) and they are short-stalked, oval with a slightly pointed tip and toothed margins, bright green on the upper surface, lighter green underneath. Very nice fall color. Decideous. Temperate. Best to protect from frost. 6 years old. 7" tall. Suitable 6"x4" humidity tray is recommended. To purchase add $2.50 50% off regular price with tree order). Shipped via UPS 2-3 days - $10.95


Japanese Kingsville Boxwood Buxus Microphylla "Compacta"

Price: 39.95

Native to Japan the Kingsville boxwood has the smallest leaf of all boxwoods. The leaves are light green with excellent branching. Can form round compact shape or shape by trimming. A great Bonsai recommended by the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. Suitable 4 1/2"x 6 1/2" humidity tray is recommended. 6 years old. 6" tall. To purchase add $2.50 (50% off regular price with tree order). Shipped UPS 2-3 days - $10.95.

 

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