Bonsai Ginseng – A Symbol for the Asian Culture

Bonsai ginseng is an important part of the bonsai culture, one of the most famous Japanese arts, and it symbolizes one of the best-known Asian traditions. Bonsai art appeared over a millennium ago in the Chinese Empire,and at the time it was known as penzai. It was soon adapted and redefined by the Japanese and then spread all over the South-East Asian regions. Translated literally as tree in a tray, the bonsai culture includes different species of miniature trees. Bonsai Ginseng-Ficus Retusa Ginseng bonsai also known as ficus retusa, Banyan fig or ficus ginseng,is one of the most famous bonsai …






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Top Ficus Ginseng Bonsai Accessories That Make Perfect Gifts

bonsai ficus pair kokedama

The ficus ginseng bonsai accessories are the perfect gifts for someone who is passionate about bonsai trees. The ginseng bonsai is a beautiful oriental houseplant and one of the most appreciated trees among bonsai growers. Whether you grow it in your own house or you’re offering it as a present, the ficus ginseng bonsai will be always a great choice because it is known in the bonsai world as the plant of beginners. On the other hand, if you already know a bonsai lover, a couple of  bonsai accessories for their bonsai tree will definitely be the perfect gift. Below …






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Forms For Ficus Ginseng

Versatile and hardy, the ficus ginseng is a bonsai that can easily be adapted to any bonsai form or style. Understanding the different forms for ficus ginseng will allow you to better plan and sculpt your tree. Overall there are many forms which a bonsai can take and it is up to you as the bonsai tree grower to identify the form which will best suit and thus train the tree in that particular form. Best Forms for Ficus Ginseng Forms for ficus bonsai which I think work best include the multiple trunk form, group plantings and raft forms as …






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Buy Bonsai Online

So you are looking to buy bonsai online, well you have certainly come to the right place. Bonsai are one of the most wonderful plants one can own and they are made even more wonderful by the sheer variety of bonsai available for purchase online. One of my favourite bonsai and what this page is dedicated to is the robust and hardy ficus ginseng or bonsai ginseng variety of bonsai which is so easy to grow, loves indoors and is a delight to own. The picture below is a picture of one such ficus ginseng. Some of my other favourite …






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What To Do When You First Purchase Bonsai Ginseng

What To Do When You First Purchase Bonsai Ginseng

The best place to start is to purchase a healthy bonsai plant to begin with and some tips on purchasing bonsai ginseng click here.  But now you have your bonsai we will continue and outline what to do when you first purchase bonsai ginseng. Caring For Your Bonsai after Purchase One of the first things that you will find when you purchase a Bonsai Ginseng or ‘ficus ginseng’ is that often it will have small rocks/pebbles glued to it around the base of the trunk. Secondly, it may be in a pot that is either too small or too large …






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Clubs And Societies Related To Ficus Ginseng And Bonsai 

Bonsai clubs and societies which care for ficus ginseng are found all around the world including Australia, where the industry is booming. It’s difficult to pinpoint just how many clubs and societies there are in Australia but there are no doubt many to choose from and quite often there will be one right near you. These clubs and societies generally will have exhibitions, but most importantly give you access to information and other like minded individuals. A great start if you a beginner bonsai enthusiast. Clubs in Victoria can be found everywhere from Bairnsdale to the Yarra Valley, while in …






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Blog On Everything Ficus Ginseng

The purpose of this blog is to be both interesting and insightful. I aim to provide accurate, up-to-the minute information on everything Ficus Ginseng and Bonsai related. Within you will find great information, tips and general facts on the constantly evolving and growing bonsai market. Feel free to leave a comment or a suggestion on information about ficus ginseng that interests you and I will endeavour to provide a timely answer! Patrick






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Oldest Bonsai And Ficus Ginseng

Just how old is the oldest ficus ginseng bonsai and for that matter the oldest bonsai living today?  The notion of the oldest bonsai in the world evokes all sorts of fanciful ideas with some answers more fiction than fact.  One such story of a    3,600 year old bonsai discovered in a   tomb on a golden pedestal referred to in David Easterbrook’s publication of 1985, Bonsai Down Under      is perhaps one of my favourites. This closely followed by the ever so slightly more believable 1,500 year old bonsai uncovered by archaeologists in the ruins of a Tibetan monastery (itself 3,000 years old). The story goes that the bonsai survived off a few rays of …






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Most Expensive Bonsai And Ficus Ginseng

500 year old juniper bonasi

The most expensive bonsai – 2million USD. Yes, this is the price that has been paid for a bonsai. Following a bit of research I have discovered that people really do have an interest in the price that some will pay for a Ficus Ginseng and for that matter any type of bonsai. Who Buys The Most Expensive Bonsai? But one thing that has been made starkly clear to me is that price really is quite a subjective topic and that just as two art dealers may disagree on the price of a Rembrandt masterpiece, so too will bonsai collectors. Another …






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Bonsai Ginseng – What is it?

Bonsai Ginseng or Ginseng Bonsai is the term given to describe a type of bonsai which uses the ficus ginseng or banyan fig plant also known with the horticultural name of ‘ficus retusa’. This particular variety is known for its bulbous roots and thick trunk accentuated by its beautiful green foliage. Bonsai Ginseng History The plant is native to Taiwan and Malaysia but is now produced and loved by gardeners and enthusiasts all over the world.One of the oldest living specimens of Ginseng Bonsai is close to 250 years old and is located in south-west Taiwan in the city of Tainan. The …






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