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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Bonsai Ginseng As An Investment?

300 year old bonsai investment

Bonsai is a mixture of both art form and horticulture but indeed it can also be a great opportunity as a bonsai investment, including bonsai ginseng which has the potential gain value over time. The bonsai below is a 300 year old five needle pine which recently sold in a private sale in Japan for 100million JPY or the equivalent of 1.2million AUD. Bonsai Valuation You might wonder what makes this plant just so valuable? And the answer is just as mystical. When a professional investor looks to buy a bonsai they look at its “character”, how dynamic it is and how much strength it conveys…In essence …






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