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The bonsai tree: an art form in nature.

 

Two thousand years ago was the beginning of history for the bonsai in the country of China as a form of chinese art where it had flourished with elaborate displays as landscapes with stones and coordinating trees in small trays. A thousand years later Japanese officials returned from China bringing some of the cultural art were they developed the bonsai techniques and design for their own native plants. The Japanese word for bonsai translates as “to train in a tray.”

The United States first bonsai art was introduced by the Japanese immigrants who established residence on the west coast in the late 19th century. The art of bonsai has been cherish and greatly expanded for many species of American trees, semitropical and tropical specimens. Today, you can take a tour at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Aboretum in New York that has the one of largest bonsai exhibits.

Hazeltine Nurseries has indoor or outdoor collection of bonsai plants to select from. There is the gorgeous Zen Juniper bonsai tree, the easy to maintain Juniper for novices, the Fukien Tea with white slightly perfumed flowers, the Braided Money Tree a token of good fortune and many more for your perusal. Enjoy the tour!


Bonsai Juniper
Approx 6 yrs old. Great training. Comes in a 8 inch glazed bonsai pot. Grab the tray for the pot. Captures water and keep moisture around the tree
Level: Beginner

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Bonsai Braided Money Tree
All you need is a nice pot. It comes as shown in a training pot. The tree is approx 12 inches tall. Low light and little water is needed. Indoor tree. Perfect for a desk.

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Bonsai Brush Cherry
Approx 12 inches tall. This is almost considered a tropical tree. Loves to be wet, loves to be near a window. Has wonderful red/green leaves. Humidity tray is essential to keep moisture around the tree.

Level: Interemediate

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Bonsai Jade Tree
If you ever wanted a beginner tree this is it. Affordable enough to get you going and extremely easy to care for.

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Dwarf Gardenia Bonsai Tree
Tree: Dwarf Gardenai Age: 7yrs old Height; Approx 10-12inches Location: Indoors and near a window

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Bonsai Dwarf Hibiscus
Flowers: Red

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Coiled Hawiian Umbrella Bonsai Tree

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