Azaleas - Spring flowers and nice shape
Black Pine - The classic tree of Japanese bonsai. Great bark. Green all year round. Needles reduce well
Boxwood - Year-round greenery. Kingsville and Morris Midget are prized for their small leaves that are ideal
for bonsai, though there are recent disease issues.
Bittersweet - Nice fall betties on this invasive vine. It is difficult to get a classic bonsai shape, but the fruit make
up for it in the fall and sometimes into winter.
Crab apples - Spring flowers and fall fruit
Crepe Myrtle - Graceful branching, summer flowers and exfoliating bark, Some species with very small leaves
Elm - Classic deciduous shape and small leaves
Hornbeam - Classic deciduous shape and leaves that reduce well. Will handle dramatic cuts to establish good
trunk taper. Has good fall color.
Japanese Maples - Spring and fall colors and winter silhouette. Too many varieties to name, each with its
unique spring and fall colors leaf size and shape.
Junipers - Deadwood and dramatic shapes
Ponderossa Pines - Collected old trees readily available on the bonsai market
Porcelain Berry - Nice fall fruit on this invasive vine related to the grape
Quince Japanese - Flowers and fruit
Quince Chinese - Flowers, fruit, trunk development and exfoliating bark
Trident maple - Classic deciduous shape and leaves that reduce well. Will handle dramatic cuts to establish
good trunk taper. Has good fall color.
White Pine - Great bark and green all year. Some varieties have very small needles.
Wisteria - Heavy spring flowers
Witch Hazel - First flowers of spring
Zelkova - Classic deciduous shape and small leaves
Why we Chose the Trees we Chose
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