• Blue Jacaranda - Jacaranda mimosifolia (150 Bonsai Seeds)

    The beautiful, delicate blue flowers that hang profusely from the branches in late spring to summer make this tree a favourite for bonsai enthusiasts as well as a good choice as a feature tree in the garden. Although it adapts well to almost any bonsai style, informal uprights are the most popular choice. Jacaranda mimosifolia is a native to temperate parts of Brazil and Argentina and has been grown across the world for its beautiful coloured flowers and attractive spreading growth habit. The bark is pale brown and furrowed, transverse cracks dividing the ridges between the furrows into long, narrow scales. Leaves are compound and feathery on a stalk to 40 cm; with up to 30 pairs of pinnae bearing small, pointed leaflets.
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  • Crepe Myrtle - Lagerstroemia indica (100 Bonsai Seeds)

    Crepe Myrtle makes an excellent bonsai due to its exquisite branch ramification and the contrast of red upon silver of the peeling bark. It is best grown in formal upright or cascade bonsai styles. The seeds produce a mixture of colours, and the flowers will be white, pink, mauve or purple.More/Less.
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  • Common Lilac - Syringa vulgaris (15 Bonsai Seeds)

    As a bonsai the lilac responds very well to hard pruning and can therefore be styled fairly easily. It produces large clusters of single and double flowers which look amazing in summer. One of the most popular ornamental trees grown throughout the world, the Common Lilac has been grown in the gardens of Europe since the 1500s and is treasured for it's sweet smelling flowers. Lilacs are hardy and easily grown in well-drained and preferably slightly alkaline soil. They perform best when planted in a position in sun or light shade. They will grow well in most temperate and cool areas of Australia..
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  • The Katsura Tree - Cercidiphyllum japonica (250 Bonsai Seeds)

    The Katsura tree makes an interesting bonsai. Its leaves turn a deep red in autumn and emit a wonderful, sweet, candy smell. The branches are generally evenly spaced, narrow and make for a good formal or informal upright styled tree. A tree with outstanding ornamental qualities the Katsura Tree tends to grow in a pyramid form when young and then spreads out with age. Branches will tend to droop with age and it does not have an overly dense canopy which makes it great as a shade tree around the home. It has quite a shallow root system with some roots sitting up to 15cm above ground which makes it unsuitable for areas requiring frequent mowing.
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  • Chinese White Wisteria - Wisteria sinensis 'White' (8 Bonsai Seeds)

    Wisterias make beautiful bonsais, particularly when they bloom in spring. Pruning should be hard and should take place after flowering. A fast-growing climber or scrambling shrub, Wisterias are classic garden favourites thanks to their spectacular, scented flowers. The white form is unusual and a little slower-growing than the blue. Plant your Wisteria in full sun or very light shade. It likes a relatively well-drained soil, but will tolerate clay as long as it isn't waterlogged..
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  • Dawn Redwood - Metasequoia glyptostroboides (30 Bonsai Seeds)

    This seed is fresh and has been upgraded by our supplier to a minimum 80% cut rate. That's typically 8 x better germination than standard seed of this species found on ebay. As a bonsai, this tree is very versatile and is well suited for informal and formal upright styles and for mass planting/multi trunk styles. This tree is very unusual and thought to have been extinct until 1942 when it was found growing in an isolated pocket of China. It really is something ancient and a bit different. Dawn redwood is a fine, stately specimen for large landscapes such as parks or golf courses. They make excellent avenue trees.
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    374 sold
  • Weeping Forsythia - Forsythia suspensa (60 Bonsai Seeds)

    Weeping branches and bright yellow flowers make for a showy bonsai. This species responds really well to pruning and can be grown in informal upright and cascade styles. A native of China this tree is extremely versatile and can be grown as a feature or as a hedge. It can even be trained on a trellis or over a wall creating a cascade of colour in spring when it is among the first plants to burst into bloom. For best flowering this tree should be grown in full sun. Moderately drought tolerant once established it will benefit from watering during the hotter months. Pruning should take place after flowering has finished..
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  • Purple Beautyberry - Callicarpa dichotoma (15 Bonsai Seeds)

    Grown as a small to medium sized bonsai, the Beautyberry lives up to its name and is the most beautiful tree over winter when most others look plain. Style it as an informal upright or as a group planting. A native of Japan and China, the Beautyberry will grow to about 2m if left unpruned or can be managed to a much smaller size. It is a great plant to grow in clumps, for hedging, as a border planting or in a pot. The purple berries are preceded by lavender pink blooms. The berries are quite tart and not suitable for humans however they are magnets to birds and will attract wildlife to the garden. This species is frost and drought tolerant, however it will benefit from part shade in mid summer.
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  • Stiff Paperbark - Melaleuca styphelioides (1000 Bonsai Seeds)

    As a bonsai, this species can be grown in a number of styles including informal and forest styles and the flaky bark brings character and interest to the tree. It is really tough and low maintenance, making it a good choice for busy bonsai enthusiasts and beginners alike. This small to medium tree is a great performer in temperate climates and has beautiful, cream coloured flowers. Its attractive, upright habit makes it a popular garden choice. It is a popular street tree in Sydney and Melbourne with deep roots that allow you to grow lawn without having unsightly dead patches.
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  • Dwarf Japanese Quince - Chaenomeles japonica (20 Bonsai Seeds)

    Thanks to its beautiful spring blooms this plant is very popular as a bonsai and most commonly is grown in clump or multiple trunk forms. A very tough shrub, this plant can be pruned back hard. If growing as a bonsai the fruits can be removed to improve growth. Chaenomeles japonica, also known as the Japanese Quince is a fantastic small shrub with beautiful coloured pink, white and red flowers that turn into bright yellow, edible fruits in the autumn. . A deciduous shrub coming from the mountain woodland of Japan and China, Chaenomeles japonica grows to about 1 m in height. Commonly cultivated, these plants are favoured for their early flowering from July onwards in Australia.
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  • Little Leaf Lime - Tilia cordata (20 Bonsai Seeds)

    This upright deciduous tree with a pyramidal to rounded crown is ideal for the informal broom style, but will lend itself to all but the Literati style. As a fast-grower, it offers rapid rewards to the bonsai artist. It can also be a wonderful shade-tree, and the golden autumn colours of the autumn foliage make the Small-leaved Linden a gardening favourite around the world. Although the flowers aren’t showy, their sweet scent is much-admired. Although tolerant of a wide pH spectrum, this tree will not tolerate extremely dry conditions or saline soils. In every other respect, it is both handsome and tolerant of frost or hard pruning.
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    88 sold
  • Purple Smoketree - Cotinus coggygria purpureus (10 Bonsai Seeds)

    This species is fairly tough and will grow well even with some neglect. As a bonsai it is great for most informal styles.Best as a medium to extra large bonsai. Ideal as a colour contrast in shrub borders or highly effective when planted en masse. Individually, the flowers are quite insignificant, but in mass clusters they look like a smokey haze covering the plant. Purple fruits adorn this large shrub in autumn. Grow it as a foliage contrast in shrub borders or as a small tree suitable for compact gardens. This species does not mind hot and dry environments and will do well in all areas of Australia apart from the tropics. A great tree for a sunny position that also does well in all soil types.
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    126 sold
  • Peppermint Gum - Eucalyptus nicholii (50 Bonsai Seeds)

    As a bonsai, this species is really versatile and can be used for most upright and slanting styles as well as planted together in forest style. An Australian native, this tree does well in most areas of Australia and it's toughness makes it a great bonsai for beginners. Eucalyptus nicholii is an excellent native shade or feature tree for the larger backyard. This plant works really well as a screening or windbreak tree and also as a roadside tree. Eucalyptus nicholii is a medium-sized tree 10 - 20 m tall with rough, thick, grey-brown bark which extends to the larger branches. The leaves have a strong peppermint smell when crushed and the white, powder-puff flowers are fragrant.
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    52 sold
  • Oriental Spruce - Picea orientalis (75 Bonsai Seeds)

    With short needles, this tree is well suited to both larger and small bonsai styles. Like other spruces it will tend to grow in a pyramidal shape which also makes it great for a forest planting. A very graceful tree, Picea orientalis is well regarded for its deep green foliage and ability to grow well in almost any soil. It is best grown in larger gardens where its drooping and showy branches will have room to spread. This species is also grown in many areas as a Christmas tree. This tree is relatively tough and will grow well in most gardens. It prefers a cooler climate but will grow in all cool and temperate areas of Australia.
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    60 sold
  • Easter Red Cedar - Juniperus virginiana (50 Bonsai Seeds)

    A very hardy species. With sufficient early training, the red cedar can be used for most styles, though multiple-trunk styles probably require planting multiple trees close together. Eastern Red Cedar is an evergreen growing 10-15m tall in an oval, columnar, or pyramidal form (very diverse) and spreading 3-5m when given a sunny location. Bright green for most of the year,it develops a brownish tint in winter.Whilst not a real Cedar, the wood of this tree is highly fragrant and is widely used in the production of furniture. In the garden, it makes a great windbreak. If grown in full sun, the Eastern Red Cedar will easily grow in any well draining soil type.
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  • Japanese Larch - Larix kaempferi (20 Bonsai Seeds)

    A much loved tree that is a very popular bonsai choice in Japan and Europe. The Japanese Larch has foliage that transitions from lime green in Spring through to golden brown in Autumn. A very versatile deciduous conifer that can be grown in most bonsai styles. A large tree, this species is best grown as an ornamental in large gardens or parks. An important forestry tree in Japan and the British Isles, the wood is very hard and great for structural building. Native to the mountains of Japan this tree is frost hardy and will grow in most cool and temperate areas of Australia. A fast growing tree, the Japanese Larch can grow over 1.5m per year..
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  • Common Juniper - Juniperus communis (20 Bonsai Seeds)

    Like the other Junipers, the Common Juniper is a great tree for the beginner bonsai enthusiast. Grown as a small or medium specimen, the tree can be easily styled, will respond well to pruning and not mind some neglect - stunning subject for carving techniques. Juniperus communis is a shrub or small coniferous evergreen tree, very variable and often a low spreading shrub, but occasionally reaching 10 m tall. It has needle-like leaves in whorls of three; the leaves are green, with a single white stomatal band on the inner surface. Male and female cones appear on separate plants. Ideal for smaller gardens owing to its relatively slow growth, the Juniper should be grown as a spreading shrub.
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  • White Cedar - Thuja occidentalis (75 Bonsai Seeds)

    This upright deciduous tree with a pyramidal to rounded crown is ideal for the informal broom style, but will lend itself to all but the Literati style. As a fast-grower, it offers rapid rewards to the bonsai artist. It can also be a wonderful shade-tree, and the golden autumn colours of the autumn foliage make the Small-leaved Linden a gardening favourite around the world. Although the flowers aren’t showy, their sweet scent is much-admired. Although tolerant of a wide pH spectrum, this tree will not tolerate extremely dry conditions or saline soils. In every other respect, it is both handsome and tolerant of frost or hard pruning.
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    64 sold
  • Orangebark Stewartia - Stewartia monadelpha (25 Bonsai Seeds)

    As the Stewartia ages, the orange bark begins to flake, making it as attractive when dormant as when in leaf. It is suitable for all upright styles and is a good subject for group planting. Reaching a maximum of 4m, this tree is a great choice for smaller gardens thanks to its year-round interest. The cup-shaped, white flowers are pretty, but the attractive bark and striking orange to deep-red autumn colours are the primary attractions. Grow your tree in lightly shaded, moist conditions where the soil is acidic. It is relatively slow-growing, has a naturally pyramidal form, and requires little pruning. This Asian species is cold tolerant, but does not tolerate drought or alkaline soils..
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  • Tropical Oak - Casuarina cunninghamiana (300 Bonsai Seeds)

    Casuarina's are a great tough Australian native for bonsai and their needle like foliage gives these trees a conifer like appearance that is as beautiful as many of the popular bonsai pine species. Able to recover from harsh pruning and neglect this tree can be developed into almost any bonsai style. A native to much of Australia, the River She Oak has a dense foliage with a an erect trunk and rough dark brown bark. Its medium size make it a popular street tree and it is often used on river banks to reduce soil erosion, or as a windbreak.
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  • Rocky Mountain Juniper - Juniperus scopularum (25 Bonsai Seeds)

    Along with Pines and Maples, the Junipers are extremely popular bonsai trees. This juniper is a bit slower growing than other varieties, but exhibits the same rugged features that make it great for most upright and slanting bonsai styles. A great tree for the beginner. This Juniper is a small tree native to western parts of North America. It's a slow growing, evergreen tree with a narrow, pyramidal habit. The adult leaves are scale-like while the juvenile leaves (on young seedlings only) are needle-like, 5-10 mm long. It's conical, upright habit makes it popular as a garden plant. This variety is cold and drought tolerant and will do well in most soils that are well draining.
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  • Hinoki Cypress - Chamaecyparis obtusa (100 Bonsai Seeds)

    The Hinoki Cypress has traditionally been a popular species for bonsai. Whilst not necessarily the easiest tree to style, it is a very attractive specimen that rewards the patient enthusiast. Although it can be grown in all styles except broom, formal and informal uprights and slanting trunk styles are the easiest to achieve. It is an extremely hardy specimen and should be kept outside. This broad, sweeping, conical-shaped evergreen has graceful, flattened, fern-like branchlets which gently droop at branch tips. Hinoki Cypress has dark green foliage, and attractive, shredding, reddish-brown bark which peels off in long narrow strips. A great feature tree for gardens and parks.
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  • Trident Maple - Acer buergerianum (50 Bonsai Seeds)

    Trident Maples are vigorous growers with relatively small leaves, and will develop large trunks and a well-aged look quickly. One of the easiest of the maples to grow, the red and gold autumn color is truly spectacular. Choose an upright form to match its natural habit. Grown as a street tree in many parts of the world, Acer buergerianum or the Trident Maple can do well in dry soils and develops into an attractive medium-sized tree in the garden. This species is native to Korea, China and Japan and if left to grow on its own will reach 10m or more in height. The seeds for sale are taken from parents with small leaves (less than 4cm).
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  • Chinese Juniper - Juniperus chinensis (25 Bonsai Seeds)

    Chinese Junipers are perhaps the most widely grown bonsai tree species in the world and are easy to train and care for. In Chinese and Japanese folklore, Junipers are symbols of longevity. As bonsai they are rugged and hardy, grow quickly and give the new bonsai grower a great introduction to the care and development of bonsai trees.They're suitable for almost any bonsai style, so get creative and enjoy! A very popular ornamental tree for parks and gardens, this small to medium sized tree will grow to about 3-5m tall and is also ideal for hedges. The leaves grow in two forms, juvenile needle-like leaves 5-10 mm long, and adult scale-leaves 1.5-30 mm long.
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  • Flowering Quince - Chaenomeles speciosa (10 Bonsai Seeds)

    This species of flowering Quince is perfect for Semi Cascade, Cascade and Group bonsai plantings. It's colourful flowers appear on bare stems in winter and last for many months. A native to China, this species will grow well as a medium to large garden shrub in all regions of Australia except the tropics. Perfect in a pot as a specimen shrub or as a screen planting, the spectacular flowers make a great feature in a winter garden.The edible fruits aren't tasty when eaten fresh, but make great jams and preserves. Once established the species is quite drought tolerant. It can also be grown in full sun or part shade. For best flowering, this species needs to have some cold nights over winter.
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  • Chinese Pistachio - Pistacio chinensis (20 Bonsai Seeds)

    This bonsai favourite suits any bonsai style. Females produce small red fruits that ripen to blue, but its crowning glory is its canopy of handsome leaves and its magnificent autumn foliage. In gardens, this small to medium tree should be planted in light shade or full sun. It’s the perfect plant for oriental-style gardens, but will grace any gardening style with equal ease – a rewarding plant that’s also very easy to grow. An incredibly tolerant tree that thrives in harsh situations, the Chinese Pistachio will grow in hot or cold conditions in practically any soil and tolerates drought well. As a result, it is a popular street tree in dry areas.
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  • Boston Ivy - Parthenocissus tricuspidata (30 Bonsai Seeds)

    As a bonsai, this Boston Ivy variety will look great grown in cascade style or in an upright or semi-upright style. The spectacular changing leaf colours make for a beautiful bonsai all year round. A popular and tough deciduous climber that looks great covering unsightly brick walls or grown over a trellis. Parthenocissus is a genus of about 10 species of deciduous tendril climbers found in the forests of the Himalayas, East Asia and North America. Most commonly they cling by tiny disc-like suckers on the end of their tendrils. They are fully hardy and can be grown in sun or partial shade.
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  • Monterey Cypress - Cupressus macrocarpa (50 Bonsai Seeds)

    Commonly known as the Monterrey Cypress, this tree is great for the beginner since it is extremely tough. Its also very versatile, being suitable for formal upright, informal upright, slanting, cascade, semi-cascade, and group planting styles. Native to the Californian coastline, this medium sized, column shaped tree is widely planted in Australia as a wind break. It's leaves are scale like, bright green and occur in dense sprays and if exposed to high winds the tree will gradually develop a beautiful wind-swept appearance. A temperate tree, this species will grow in most coastal areas of Australia. As a coastal tree it can tolerate sandy and salty soil and will do best in full sun..
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  • Flowering Ash - Fraxinus ornus (20 Bonsai Seeds)

    As with other Ash this species is great for a forest style bonsai planting, whilst it's clusters of white flowers in spring are fragrant and extremely striking.It also adapts itself well to formal or informal uprights, slanting or broom styles. Grown for its ornamental qualities, this species is a very good lawn specimen and looks great in larger gardens and parks. With a dense rounded canopy, it provides great shade in summer and the leaves turn red in autumn giving it great colour all year round. Ash trees will tolerate most soil types and in particular can manage highly alkaline soils better than most trees.
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  • European Larch - Larix decidua (30 Bonsai Seeds)

    The European Larch is a popular bonsai for beginners and will recover well from over pruning. It produces cones early in its life and this combined with its deciduous nature make it an interesting tree all year. A native to central and southern Europe, the European Larch will grow extremely quickly, reaching up to 50m. Once mature, the tree will broaden with a flattened crown and beautiful drooping branches. The leaves are a pale green turning a spectacular yellow in autumn before falling to reveal beautifully cracked bark. If you have the space this tree makes a great ornamental in the garden or at a local park. Coming from alpine areas this tree will tolerate moderate frosts.
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    84 sold
  • Cross Leaved Honey Myrtle - Melaleuca decussate (300 Bonsai Seeds)

    As a bonsai specimen this hardy Australian native plant can be grown in a slanted style and is fairly easy to maintain as it copes with poor conditions well. The slightly weeping branch tips also add a nice touch to your bonsai creation. In the garden, this plant can be grown as a large shrub or small tree that will attract native birds and bees and can manage in salty and clay soils. Melaleuca decussata, commonly known as Cross-leaf Honey-myrtle or Totem Poles, is a shrub or small tree in the genus Melaleuca. It is native to South Australia and Victoria. This species grows to 4 meters in height. The oblanceolate leaves are blue-green and are about 10 mm long and 3 mm wide.
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  • European Nettle - Celtis australia (10 Bonsai Seeds)

    A popular choice for bonsai, the European Hackberry, as it is commonly known, has attractive branches, smooth bark and soft green foliage which lend well to most upright bonsai forms. The leaves miniaturise well with judicious plucking. A native to the southern parts of Europe and North Africa, this tree produces dark purple berries which are sweet, very edible and a magnet for birds and other wildlife. Grown traditionally as an ornamental rather than for its fruit, the tree is very long lived and does well in areas of high air pollution. the autumn foliage is golden yellow, and the bare branches look dramatic in winter. I summer, it makes a wonderful shade tree.
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  • European Birch - Betula pendula “youngii” (1000 Bonsai Seeds)

    Tall and slender with peeling bark and pendulous catkins, the birch is a much loved bonsai species. A pioneering tree the birch is a very fast growing and will need full sun to be at its best. Native to Europe where it is often found on the edge of woodland. The Silver Birch has a tall slender figure with beautiful drooping branches and leaves. In the wild it may reach up to 25m with a slender trunk usually about 70cm in diameter. Fabulous for creating a forest effect in gardens where there is limited space, the autumn foliage is pretty, as are the pale branches in winter.
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  • Bracelet Honey Myrtle - Melaleuca armillaris (1000 Bonsai Seeds)

    As a bonsai, this species can be adapted to most styles and the uneven bark provides nooks and crannies that draw attention. Highly prized as an ornamental tree in parks and gardens throughout Australia, Melaleuca armillaris is an attractive small tree/shrub that will do well in most soil types and will cope well in dryer conditions or in a pot. Melaleuca armillaris, known as the Bracelet honey myrtle, is a plant native to South Australia and Victoria. This variety ranges from a large shrub to a small weeping tree growing to 5 meters (16 ft) in height, but much smaller in pots. It has distinctive decumbent branching and twigs with narrow linear leaves 1mm wide.
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  • Italian Cypress - Cupressus sempervirens (30 Bonsai Seeds)

    As a bonsai, Cupressus sempervirens is easy to care for and can live a long time if well maintained. Although its natural growth habit is tall and slender, it adapts well to twisted, interesting forms. Plant it as a group planting or train it as a formal or informal upright. Also well suited to cascade and semi-cascade styling. In a garden landscape this tree is ideal as an accent plant or avenue planting, (particularly around larger buildings) It's dense evergreen foliage is ideal for hedging and its scale like leaves lend a very fine texture to any setting. A temperate plant native to Southern Europe, it will cope with frosts and is very drought tolerant.
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  • Japanese Dogwood - Cornus officinalis (10 Bonsai Seeds)

    As a bonsai this species is suited to informal and slanted styles and like other dogwoods this species is usually grown for its magnificent flowers, bright red fruits and beautiful foliage colour in autumn. The Japanese Dogwood is a deciduous shrub or small tree growing to 10m. It takes a picturesque; multistemmed form with low branches and an oval to round habit. Clusters of short stalked yellow flowers with drooping bracts appear on the naked stems early spring. The overall effect is spectacular. 1.5cm shiny edible red fruit form in clusters in autumn. The leaves of the tree turn a beautiful purple colour in late autumn.
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  • False Cypress - Chamaecyparis pisifera (100 Bonsai Seeds)

    Closely related to the Hinoki Cypress, the Sawara Cypress, it has beautiful and smooth dark reddish-brown bark and small, green, scale-like leaves that make it a great bonsai tree.Suitable for upright and slanting styles, it likes regular, light trimming as opposed to heavy pruning. although it likes moist conditions, your tree will need good drainage between waterings. A native of Japan, this tree is popular in Japanese gardens and is widely planted in parks and gardens in Japan, North America and Europe. A medium to large sized tree growing to about 20-30m it is perfect for an open grassy area or if well maintained will look great in a rocky garden.
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  • Common Ash - Fraxinus excelsior (10 Bonsai Seeds)

    As bonsai, the Ash is more suited to larger specimens. They grow very quickly and will often produce many shoots making them perfect for forest style bonsai. Whilst not the tree for a small garden, the Common Ash is an attractive tall tree that has traditionally been a valuable tree for its rapid wood production. Able to be harvested after only 10 years, the wood from Ash trees is light in colour and has an attractive grain that makes it fantastic for making furniture. Ash trees will tolerate most soil types and in particular can manage highly alkaline soils better than most trees.
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  • Japanese Pagoda Tree - Sophora japonica (10 Bonsai Seeds)

    As a bonsai this specimen can be grown on to produce a thick trunk and is suitable for beginners as the tree is fairly tough.Style it as informal upright or with a slanting trunk. It also works well as a cascade or group planting. Sophora Japonica otherwise known as the Japanese Pagoda Tree is a medium sized tree that is native to China. It is prized for its beautiful white flowers in late summer when most other plants have finished flowering and its form and fast growth tempo make it a great shade tree for the garden. This tree will grow best in a rich well drained soil in full sun. However it tolerates poor soils. and once established, is drought tolerant.
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  • Forest Oak - Casuarina torulosa (50 Bonsai Seeds)

    Casuarinas are a great, tough Australian natives for bonsai, and their needle like foliage gives it a conifer like appearance that is as beautiful as many of the popular bonsai pine species. This species is the most popular of the Casuarina's for bonsai, has great upright form and responds well to heavy pruning. A medium sized tree to about 15m, the Forest Oak is found from the southern coast of NSW up to the top of Cape York. It's dense canopy and flaky bark make it a very attractive tree and it is widely planted as a street tree and for creating a wind break. Drought tolerant and easygoing.
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  • River Red Gum - Eucalyptus camaldulensis (200 Bonsai Seeds)

    Although the River Red Gum is not suitable for most gardens, it makes a fabulous, fast-growing bonsai that presents a well-aged appearance very quickly. Ideal for informal upright styles and suitable for root over rock or group plantings, it is also very easy to look after thanks to its drought tolerance. In natural conditions, it is very large, beautiful tree to 40m, and is well known for dropping its branches, hence its unofficial nickname, 'the Widow Maker'. As such this tree is probably not recommended for the average suburban backyard. Grow your bonsai in full sun or light shade and enjoy rapid results. It forgives neglect, but rewards you with fast growth when given a little love and care.
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  • Fringe Tree - Chionanthus retusus (5 Bonsai Seeds)

    The Chinese Fringe Tree is a great choice for lovers of flowering bonsai. A tough tree it is also great for beginners.It is best suited to upright and slanted trunk styles .One of the most attractive ornamental tree/shrubs for a garden. This species has a profusion of subtly fragrant, fringed white flowers from November until March each year. It can also be easily trained and kept to just about any height making it great in most small gardens and suitable for pots. both male and female plants have attractive flowers, but the females produce blue-black fruits that are loved by birds. Growing best in a sunny sheltered spot.
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  • Callery Pear - Pyrus calleryana (15 Bonsai Seeds)

    The Callery Pear or Bradford Pear is a popular bonsai choice as its leaves turn brilliant red, yellow and orange colours in autumn. In spring, its delicate branches erupt with delightful white flowers.Owing to its natural growth habit, this tree is best suited to upright and semi-upright bonsai styles. In the garden Pyrus calleryana is perhaps one of the most beautiful and popular ornamental trees around. With a neat rounded crown it makes a great feature in any small or large garden. Tolerant of most soil types including acidic soils, this tree is moderately drought tolerant and should grow well in all cool and temperate areas of Australia.
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    53 sold
  • Sargent Crabapple - Malus sargentii (20 Bonsai Seeds)

    The Sargent Crab apple is a very popular choice for bonsai as it has the smallest leaves of any of the Malus species. It also produces a profusion of fragrant white flowers followed by small red fruit that stay on the tree all winter. When grown in the garden, this species will form a dense, rounded shrub to 3m making it a great choice as a small feature tree or even as a pot plant on the patio. Flowering on this species is profuse and the masses of tiny red fruit look amazing contrasted against yellow autumn foliage. Although the fruits are bitter, they can be cooked with sugar to make a dessert or preserve. Whilst preferring full sun, this species will manage in part shade.
    AU $3.15
    AU $1.20 postage
  • Field Maple - Acer campestre (30 Bonsai Seeds)

    The Field Maple is considered as one of the easiest bonsai trees to grow and is suitable for most bonsai styles. Its prized for its leaves which have an attractive shape and turn from a bright green in summer to bright buttercup yellow in the autumn. This tree is also known as the Hedge Maple and as the name suggests, its foliage forms densely on the tree and responds very well to hard pruning. Growing to about 8m in the wild, it can be kept to a much lower height with pruning making it an ideal shade tree or pot plant for the patio. Unlike some of the other maples, this species will tolerate full sun well and is quite drought tolerant once established.
    AU $3.05
    AU $1.20 postage
  • Rockspray Cotoneaster - Cotoneaster horizontalis (40 Bonsai Seeds)

    This species makes an amazing bonsai specimen for the beginner. It's a fast grower, has early flowers, has small leaves, develops fruit early, and will grow back after the harshest of prunings. With all these features, the tree has year round interest. Native to Western China, Cotonaester horizontalis is a spreading small to medium sized shrub. It is widely cultivated for its flat, symmetrical sprays of glossy green, deciduous leaves and masses of bright red berries in autumn, persisting into winter. The flowers appear in summer, and can range from pink to white. It is commonly grown in parks and gardens as a hedging plant or as a ground cover.
    AU $3.15
    AU $1.20 postage
  • Red Maple - Acer rubrum (75 Bonsai Seeds)

    Grown mainly for its foliage colour, this species does well as a bonsai. A fast grower when young, with strong wood and attractive bark, this species takes well to regular pruning and leaf size can be reduced through leaf stripping every three years - an absolute winner all year round! A medium sized tree to 25m, this species is native to many parts of North America. Aptly named the Red Maple, its flowers, petioles, twigs and seeds are all red to varying degrees. It has a fairly rounded crown shape with good leaf cover and it is widely grown as a feature tree or shade tree.
    AU $3.15
    AU $1.20 postage
    123 sold
  • Cornelian Cherry - Cornus mas (10 Bonsai Seeds)

    The Cornelian Cherry makes a great informal or slanting bonsai with single or multiple trunks. It is a fast grower and is best trained as a medium to large size bonsai. Cornus mas is a medium to large deciduous shrub or small tree growing to 5–12 m tall, with dark brown branches and greenish twigs. The leaves are opposite, 4–10 cm long and 2–4 cm broad, with an ovate to oblong shape. The flowers are small (5–10 mm diameter), produced in clusters of 10–25 together in the late winter, well before the leaves appear - making for a lovely show as the plant becomes covered with a golden haze of blooms. The wood from this tree is extremely dense and does not float.
    AU $2.95
    AU $1.20 postage
    51 sold
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