At Silk Tree Nurseries, we try to produce and provide some unique bonsai trees that you may not  find at any other nursery, as well as a range of more common varieties. We have both outdoor bonsai trees and indoor bonsai trees. Please note that  some of our less hardy bonsai trees are not kept at the nursery site.


  OUTDOOR  BONSAI  TREES

 

Acer  palmatum  Japanese   Maple Bonsai FOREST Hardy Outdoor Bonsai Tree  

These stunning Japanese Maple Forest  Bonsai Trees are approx. 14inches inc. pot in a 9inch by 4inch oval ceramic blue or white display pot and ceramic tray. These are outdoor trees and can be kept outdoors in every season - place them in half shade in the summer months and water on a regular basis. Light pruning can be made during the growing months. The photos to the left and  below show some of the actual bonsai on offer (taken in April just before they leaf in full)

9inch by 4inch oval ceramic pot & saucer, approx.  14inches tall inc. pot 49.99 (B) 

 


Buxus Outdoor Hardy Bonsai Tree

Buxus is a very easy outdoor bonsai tree requiring only regular watering in the growing months, and trimming three times a year with sharp scissors. They can be repotted every 2-3 years, and feeding of once or twice a year in Spring and Summer will keep them healthy.

The photos show some of the actual buxus bonsai trees on offer, and these are approx. 15-18inches tall inc. pot with a 9-11inch spread rooted in a plastic 8 x 5.5 x 2inch bonsai display pot.

8inch by 3inch plastic bonsai display bowl, cascade style approx. 2ft  spread, 39.99 (B)   (3 in stock)


Japanese Larch (Larix keampferi) FOREST BONSAI - Outdoor Hardy Bonsai Tree  

These beautiful, HARDY, outdoor bonsai trees, are our FOREST Japanese Larch. These OUTDOOR bonsai trees have beautiful green new needles in Spring, which in autumn give a magnificent display of blazing yellows and orange. These are deciduous bonsai trees, so lose all their needles in the dormant months, but are hardy and can be left in the garden over winter (protect the pot and root with fleece if a hard winter is expected). These forest bonsai selections have four-five trees in each forest.

The photos show some of the ACTUAL BONSAI FORESTS available (taken in June ). These are approx. 30inch inc. pot in a 12inch by 5inch round plastic bonsai display pot.

 Japanese Larch Bonsai Forest 49.99 (B) (5 in stock) 


Juniper Chinensis BONSAI TREE - Outdoor Hardy Bonsai Tree  

We are very pleased to be offering for the very first time this year isome simply exquisite HARDY Juniper chinensis bonsai trees. These OUTDOOR bonsai trees have green needles all year around and have shaped trunks with beautiful red/brown peeling bark. These are evergreen bonsai trees and are hardy and can be left in the garden over winter (protect the pot and root with fleece if a hard winter is expected). 

 

The photos above and to the left show the  ACTUAL PINES on offer (taken September 2019 ) . These Juniper  bonsai trees are approx. 1ft-14inches inc. pot with an approx. 10inch spread, in a 6inch by 7inch by 6inch by 3inch deep plastic bonsai display pot.

We have numbered them one to five in the photos  so please select your preference below.

Juniper Chinensis  Bonsai Tree NUMBER ONE 199.99 (C) (1 only)

Juniper Chinensis  Bonsai Tree NUMBER TWO 199.99 (C) (1 only)

Juniper Chinensis  Bonsai Tree NUMBER THREE  199.99 (C) (1 only)

Juniper Chinensis  Bonsai Tree NUMBER FOUR  199.99 (C) (1 only)

Juniper Chinensis  Bonsai Tree NUMBER FIVE  199.99 (C) (1 only)


 

 

 

 

 

Lonicera Honeysuckle Outdoor Hardy Bonsai Tree  - Cascade style

A rarely offered flowering Honeysuckle cascade bonsai tree. This is an OUTSIDE bonsai tree and can be kept outside all year long, or brought into the house for display purposes for up to 3 days at a time.

This  bonsai is DECIDUOUS so will lose all its leaves in Winter and very easy to keep (outdoors). This is a flowering bonsai tree with pink/red tubular honeysuckle flowers in late Spring and Summer. Beautiful twisted trunks. The photos to the left show some of the actual bonsai on offer (taken in September).

8inch by 3inch plastic bonsai display bowl, cascade style approx. 2ft  spread, 39.99 (B)   (3 in stock)


Malus Apple Outdoor Hardy Bonsai Tree  

The apple tree makes a superb upright form bonsai tree and will produce apples in a good year which may hand from the tree well into winter. Pink or white blossom in Spring, green foliage in Spring and Summer, turning colour in autumn. Hardy. Our speciemns are approx. 6 years old and are approx. 15inches tall (inc. pot) in a plastic round  pot which is 10inches in diameter, and these trees have an approx. spread of 12inches with 3/4-1inch diameter main trunks. The photos below show some of the actual trees, taken mid September with apples, and the lower photo to the left shows the beautiful blossom in April.

10inch diameter pot, approx. 15inch inc. pot 49.99 (B) (10 in stock)

   


 

Metasequoia FOREST (Dawn Redwood) Outdoor Hardy Bonsai Tree  

These OUTDOOR hardy Dawn Redwood bonsai trees have beautiful green new needles in Spring, which in autumn give a magnificent display of blazing yellows and orange. These are deciduous bonsai trees, so lose all their needles in the dormant months, but are hardy and can be left in the garden over winter (protect the pot and root with fleece if a hard winter is expected). 

The photos show some of the ACTUAL TREES available (taken in April with new needles for Spring). These bonsai trees are our FOREST planted Metasequoia, and we have two different types:

CERAMIC OVAL DAWN REDWOOD FOREST BONSAI: 5 trees per pot and these are approx. 12inch inc. pot in a  ceramic 10inch by 4.5inch blue bonsai pot with ceramic tray. (Shown in the top photo to the left) 49.99 (B)  (2 in stock) 

PLASTIC ROUND DAWN REDWOOD FOREST BONSAI: 4 trees per pot and these are approx. 32inches inc. pot in a plastic round 12inch by 5inch pot (Shown in the bottom photo to the left) 49.99 (B) (1 in stock) 

 


Metasequoia (Dawn Redwood) Outdoor Hardy Bonsai Tree  

These OUTDOOR hardy Dawn Redwood bonsai trees are single stem trees.

The photos show some of the ACTUAL TREES available (golden brown needles in Autumn, green needles in Spring and Summer). These bonsai trees are approx. 30inch-3ft inc. pot in a 9inch deep by 9inch diameter china bonsai display pot and have an approx. trunk diameter of 3/4inch to 1inch, with an approx. 14-16inch spread of branches. They have lovely peeling bark.

9inch diameter pot, approx. 3ft tall inc. pot 124.99 (E)     (2 in stock)

   


Metasequoia (Dawn Redwood) - SHAPED - Outdoor Hardy Bonsai Tree  

These SHAPED  OUTDOOR hardy Dawn Redwood bonsai trees are not wired (wires have been removed) and are in round ceramic bonsai display pots.

The photos show some of the ACTUAL TREES available (taken without needles in January). These are approx. 14-16inches inc. pot in a 7inch diameter blue ceramic pot.

7inch diameter pot, approx. 14-16inches tall inc. pot 45.00 (B)  (more next year!)

 


 

 

 

Pinus parviflora Japanese White Pine  Bonsai Tree

We are very pleased to be offering  this year some exquisite Japanese White Pine Bonsai Trees. These OUTDOOR bonsai trees are very hardy and have blue needles all year around and are very slow growing. 
These are evergreen pines and and can be left in the garden over winter (protect the pot and root with fleece if a hard winter is expected). 

The photos show the  ACTUAL PINES on offer (taken September 2019 ) - taken from different viewpoints around the tree. These white pine bonsai trees are approx. 14inches inc. pot with an approx. 9inch spread, in a 6inch by 3inch diameter clay  bonsai display pot.

PLEASE NOTE: these are wired trees, so may still have some training wires on them as you can see in the photos - you can take these off in mid Summer.

We have numbered them 1-3 in the photos to the left and below so please select your preference below.

   

Japanese White Pine Bonsai Tree NUMBER 1 124.99 (C)   SOLD

Japanese White Pine Bonsai Tree NUMBER 2 124.99 (C)  (1 only)

Japanese White Pine Bonsai Tree NUMBER 3 124.99 (C)  (1 only)


 

Prunus kojo no mai Japanese Cherry  Bonsai Tree

The 'FLIGHT OF THE  BUTTERFLIES'  Japanese Cherry makes a jaw dropping display in any bonsai collection and is fully hardy in the UK. We are offering 13-17inch high specimens (inc. pot) with 8-10inch spread of branches,  rooted in  8" by 5.5" by 2.5inch plastic rectangular bonsai display pots. A similar specimen is shown to the left.

POSITION: INDOOR OR OUTDOOR
WATERING: Water every day in hot weather - bonsai cherries can withstand some drought, but try and keep the soil moist in the growing season.
PRUNING: Leaf prune in early summer every 2 years to reduce the leaf size. Branch prune in the dormant season.
WINTER PROTECTION: this is an outdoor bonsai tree, and is fully hardy

Prunus kojo no  mai bonsai tree 29.99 (B) 


 

SHAPED & WIRED Pseudolarix amabilis Bonsai Tree

We are very pleased to be offering a very limited number of the stunning Chinese Golden Larches, Pseudolarix amabilis. These OUTDOOR bonsai trees have beautiful lime green new needles in Spring, which in autumn give a magnificent display of blazing orange (see pictures of our straight setm ones below!). These are deciduous bonsai trees, so lose all their needles in the dormant months, but are hardy and can be left in the garden over winter (protect the pot and root with fleece if a hard winter is expected). 

These bonsai trees are approx. 16inches inc. pot in a 7inch by 1.5inch deep round ceramic bonsai display pot . The pictures show the actual bonsai trees on offer (taken in September with needles). PLEASE NOTE these are WIRED trees.

We have numbered these 1-3 in the pictures below and to the left, so you can select which one you want to purchase below.

 Chinese Larch  Bonsai Tree NUMBER ONE  69.99 (C) (1 only)

 Chinese Larch  Bonsai Tree NUMBER TWO  69.99 (C) (1 only)

 Chinese Larch  Bonsai Tree NUMBER THREE  69.99 (C) (1 only)


 

Pseudolarix amabilis Bonsai Tree

These are our straight stem Chinese Golden Larch Bonsai.

These hardy outdoor bonsai trees are approx. 30inch-3ft inc. pot in a 1ft tall by 8.5inch square ceramic  bonsai display pot and have an approx. trunk diameter of 1inch-1.5inch, with an approx. 18inch-2ft spread of branches. The pictures show some of the actual bonsai trees on offer ( top one taken in April, bottom one in October). PLEASE NOTE: these are deciduous bonsai trees, losing all their needles in the winter months.

Pseudolarix Bonsai Tree  124.99 (B)   


 

Rhododendron (Azalea) Evergreen Hardy Bonsai Tree

These beautiful, HARDY, outdoor bonsai trees  are our EVERGREEN Azalea (Rhododendron). These OUTDOOR bonsai trees have green foliage all year around and hopefully we will see flowers in late Spring / early Summer.

These are evergreen bonsai trees and are hardy and can be left in the garden over winter (protect the pot and root with fleece if a hard winter is expected). 

The photos show the ACTUAL TREES on offer (taken September ) . These bonsai trees are approx. 16inches inc. pot with an approx. 14inch spread, in a 9inch diameter blue ceramic bonsai display pot. Please note these are wired bonsai trees.

We have numbered these 1-3 in the pictures below, so you can select which one you want to purchase below.

       

Rhododendron  Bonsai Tree NUMBER ONE  89.99 (C) (1 only)

Rhododendron  Bonsai Tree NUMBER TWO  89.99 (C) (1 only)

Rhododendron  Bonsai Tree NUMBER THREE   89.99 (C) (1 only)


Wisteria BONSAI tree - UPRIGHT
From our expanding range of bonsai trees at Silk Tree Nurseries, we have a selection of Wisteria bonsai which are 7years and older, rooted in both high round, glazed pots and in brown round clay pots. The top photo to the left shows a Wisteria Caroline in flower, and the bottom photo shows a Wisteria Domino in flower last Spring..

Our Wisteria bonsai are 18inches-2.5ft in height including the pot, and the pots are 6-8inches in diameter and 8-10inches deep.  We have Wisteria sinensis in stock, as well as a limited number of cultivars in bonsai tree form. Your Wisteria bonsai tree will be carefully selected and packaged to arrive on your door in perfect condition.  INDOOR OR OUTDOOR

Blue glazed pot or brown clay pot, specimens 89.99 (B) 

 


 

Wisteria BONSAI tree - CASCADE (OVER TRUNK)


A 'cascade' style wisteria which has been wired and trained for a year over an old 10yr old gnarled grape vine trunk, we have now removed most of the wires and it is set in this shape.
 

The photos to the left show the ACTUAL BONSAI WISTERIA on offer (taken Spring when in flower, September, and bottom one in December with wires removed except for around the base of the vine trunk) . This unique bonsai wisteria is approx. 2ft inc. pot in a 12litre pot and has an approx. spread of 2-2.5ft. It would benefit from being repotted in a lovely deep china display pot - please note the blue column plinth in the photos is for display purposes and is NOT included.

Supplied in a standard 12litre size black plastic pot.

12L pot, approx. 2ft  inc. pot 124.99 (E)    SOLD


 

 

 

Wisteria BONSAI tree (number 1)- UPRIGHT  (OVER TRUNK)


An upright style wisteria which has been wired and trained for two years over an old trunk, we have now removed most of the wires and it is set in this shape (may still have some minimal wiring)

The photos above show the ACTUAL BONSAI WISTERIA on offer (taken in September before leaves yellow and drop for Winter) . This unique bonsai wisteria is approx. 4.5ft inc. pot in a 12litre pot and has an approx. spread of 2ft.

Supplied in a standard 12litre size black plastic pot.

12L pot, wisteria outdoor bonsai tree (no.1)  124.99 (E) 

Please see below for our second choice of upright wisteria bonsai: SOLD


 

 

Wisteria BONSAI tree (SELECTION 2) - UPRIGHT  (OVER TRUNK)


Our second wisteria bonsai tree is also trained over a trunk which is more at an angle - when in flower they weep to the ground from here.

The photos above show the ACTUAL BONSAI WISTERIA on offer (taken in September before leaves yellow and drop for Winter)) . This unique bonsai wisteria is approx. 4ft inc. pot in a 12litre pot and has an approx. spread of 2ft.

Supplied in a standard 12litre size black plastic pot.

12L pot, wisteria outdoor bonsai tree (no.2) 124.99 (E)  SOLD



INDOOR BONSAI TREES

 

Araucaria cunninghamii  - Hoop Pine (INDOOR BONSAI TREE)

We are very pleased to be offering for the first time the wonderful Hoop Pine, which is of the Araucaria family (the monkey puzzle trees are the most well known of the Araucarias, but this is very different!). These are wonderful slow growing conifers ideally suited to bonsai which form natural 'hoop' trunks with delicate evergreen foliage that weeps down.

Very easy to care for: they require NO DIRECT SUNLIGHT (so keep them in an east facing window, or in the middle of the house away from windows) and KEPT MOIST - if above a radiator then make sure you water on a regular basis. Ideal in a light kitchen windowsill that gets no sun.

The photos show the actual bonsai hoop pine on offer (we have only one left) , this is  approx. 17inches inc. pot in a 9.5inch hexagonal plastic bonsai display pot and has an approx. 20inch spread.

Approx. 17inches  inc. pot  124.99 (B)  (1 only)


   




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