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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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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Ilex Bonsai

The ilex bonsai is another great beginner bonsai that’s both resilient and hardy yet beautiful and easy to grow! Other names include ilex crenata and ilex serrata both of which are native of Japan, Korea and Russia. The variety can be classed in the tropical/sub-tropical category and hence loves warmer humid climates. Northern Australia and Southern parts of the U.S are areas where this plant would do quite well. As I’ve mentioned, this plant is terrific for beginners and therefore is similar in ease to look after as the varieties including ficus ginseng and the succulent crassula bonsai. Its typically an indoor …




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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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Crassula Bonsai

The Crassula Bonsai, Jade or money tree as it is commonly known is a native succulent of Africa, predominantly found in South Africa. The plant variety can grow up to 3 meters if left to its own devises and produces a lovely bloom of flowers during winter. It’s an extremely hardy plant, easy to grow, loves indoors and hence draws similarities with the ficus ginseng variety of bonsai that this website draws its name. Like the ficus ginseng it is commonly found indoors in homes around the world. In fact we have one such Crassula Bonsai in our backyard which flourished so much that …




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Larix Bonsai

The larix bonsai is commonly known as the larch bonsai and in most cases will either be a European Larch or a Japanese Larch. The larix bonsai common in Europe is big in Italy where the variety is loved by growers, however you can find the tree growing naturally in Alpine areas such as the alps which border Italy, France and Germany. The plant is a northern hemisphere tree and it is known to grow as tall as 50 meters. While the larix can be bought from nurseries it is also taken from the forest and re-potted as is the tradition of bonsai. …




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How To Grow A Bonsai From Seed

One of the questions I often get asked is “can you grow a bonsai from seed?” The answer is ABSOLUTELY and I encourage this method, however you need to remember that growing a bonsai from seed can take a lot longer and is considered more of a longer term project than simply buying a bonsai and then maintaining it and training it to look the way you want. Thinking back to when I was a bit younger I use to excavate the seedling’s that would grow around the base of the numerous Japanese maple trees around my parents house. I would re-pot …




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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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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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