Acacia Bonsai

I’ve written about Acacia bonsai before on this blog but I think it’s important to show you guys also just how you go about caring for one of these trees. I stumbled across this video on youtube and it does do the plant justice, hence why I though it’d be worthwhile posting this video on this particular bonsai.  Care of Rabbits Foot Acacia Bonsai  






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Buxus Bonsai

The buxus bonsai is part of a family of over 70 species of evergreen shrub with its common name being box or boxwood as it is known in North America. Buxus Bonsai a Perfect Bonsai Plant It is a plant perfect for bonsai with its immaculate small green leaves and rough bark giving it a very natural ‘tree’ feel. This species of plant is common in many places but predominantly found in tropical to sub-tropical regions around the world with the most density of species in Cuba and China. As mentioned above the buxus bonsai have small leaves ranging in length from …






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Native Acacia Bonsai

Acacia is a plant variety predominant in Australia where some 960 of the 1300 species are found. Acacia including Acacia bonsai are scattered elsewhere around the world as far afield as Madagascar and Asia and the Americas. More commonly in Australia the species is known as Wattle and the Acacia Pycnantha or Golden Wattle makes up the Australian floral emblem. The species as a whole is found throughout the southern hemisphere. Acacia Bonsai Acacia as the post suggests can be formed into a bonsai and are quite an easy bonsai to grow and care for. Acacia are an outdoor evergreen and as …






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Bonsai Melbourne

There are plenty of places to purchase bonsai in Melbourne, you just have to look in the right places. Bonsai is an ever growing hobby and it continues to come along in leaps and bounds in Melbourne. Best Melbourne Recommendations Some of the best places to purchase bonsai in Melbourne I have listed below: Orient Bonsai Nursery in Reservoir, Melbourne; they are importers, wholesalers and retailers of pots, tools and accessories for bonsai. They conduct demonstrations and courses are held every second Sunday between 10am and 12:30pm. Bonsai Flora in Yarraville, Melbourne; this is a family run business and can be …






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Bonsai With Japanese Maples

The Japanese maple variety is perhaps one of my favourite varieties of plant in which to bonsai. Having said that, to bonsai with Japanese maples takes patience as it is a slow growing deciduous plant. It is native of Japan, but also China and Korea and grows well in most climates. Through my experience I have noticed it is quite a robust and hardy tree which is difficult to kill. Over the years I have both grown Japanese maple as a tree in itself from seedlings, but also turned many into bonsai and at this very moment I have two seedlings about 5 …






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