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 aureum Jordan Yellow Leaf Japanese  Maple Outdoor Bonsai Tree  

Acer aureum is a beautiful and distinctive  YELLOW leaf Japanese Maple, bearing orange then golden yellow leaves in Spring, lime green leaves in summer which then turn to a beautiful orange and reds in the Autumn months.This is an OUTDOOR bonsai tree but can be brought in for display for a few days at a time.

This is an approx. 2ft (inc. pot) Coral Bark Outdoor Bonsai Japanese Maple in a 12inch diameter by 5inch deep plastic display pot ..The photos show some of the ACTUAL MAPLE BONSAI TREES  on offer , taken November without foliage.

12inch diameter pot  (approx. 2ft inc. pot)  99.99 (C) 

  


 

Acer Orange Dream  Japanese  Maple Outdoor Bonsai Tree

Acer  palmatum  'Orange Dream' is a beautiful strong growing variety of Maple, that has lovely yellow-orange leaves in Spring, turning to green in summer, then spectacular gold and orange foliage for the autumn season. This is an OUTDOOR bonsai tree but can be brought in for display for a few days at a time.

This is an approx. 18inch-2ft (inc. pot) Orange Dream  Outdoor Bonsai Japanese Maple in a 12inch diameter by 5inch deep plastic display pot  .The photos show some of the ACTUAL MAPLE BONSAI TREES  on offer , taken November just losing their foliage for Winter). 

12inch diameter pot  (approx. 2ft inc. pot)  115.00 (C)  (2 in stock)

 


Acer  senkaki (sangokaku) Coral Bark Japanese Maple Outdoor Bonsai Tree  

Acer palmatum 'Sango kaku' / 'Senkaki' is known as the 'Coral Bark Maple' due to the fabulous orange-red colour of its trunks, especially pronounced in the winter months. They have stunning canary yellow autumn leaf colour. It is a small leaved maple, and an ideal bonsai specimen. This is an OUTDOOR bonsai tree but can be brought in for display for a few days at a time.

This is an approx. 2ft (inc. pot) Coral Bark Outdoor Bonsai Japanese Maple in a 13inch diameter by 6inch deep plastic display pot . The photos show some of the ACTUAL MAPLE BONSAI TREES  on offer , taken throughout the year.

30cm diameter pot  (approx. 2ft inc. pot)  115.00 (C) (2 in stock)

  


 

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) 

 


 

Ilex crenata (Japanese Holly) Outdoor Hardy Bonsai Tree

Ilex crenata is a form of Japense Holly - unlike English Holly, they have small, delicate leaves which are not sharp to the touch. It is very similar to 'box' in looks, and is also very slow growing. We are offering in limited quantity some HARDY, outdoor bonsai tree evergreen Japanese Holly in CASCADE style.

These OUTDOOR bonsai trees have green foliage all year around 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. 14inches inc. pot  in a 6inch by 5inch by 5inch   blue ceramic  bonsai display pot. These trees are wired to shape the branches. The photos show the actual trees on offer.

  


Ilex crenata bonsai tree NUMBER ONE  59.99 (B) SOLD

Ilex crenata bonsai tree NUMBER TWO 59.99 (B) SOLD

Ilex crenata bonsai tree NUMBER THREE 59.99 (B) SOLD


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. 3ft inc. pot in a 12inch by 5inch round plastic bonsai display pot.

 Japanese Larch Bonsai Forest 49.99 (B)


 

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. ALL FIVE ARE NOW SOLD (we are hoping to have more of these available in Spring 2020)

Juniper Chinensis  Bonsai Tree NUMBER ONE 225.00 (C) SOLD

Juniper Chinensis  Bonsai Tree NUMBER TWO 225.00 (C) SOLD

Juniper Chinensis  Bonsai Tree NUMBER THREE  225.00 (C) SOLD

Juniper Chinensis  Bonsai Tree NUMBER FOUR  225.00 (C) SOLD

Juniper Chinensis  Bonsai Tree NUMBER FIVE  225.00 (C) SOLD


 

Liquidamber styraciflua American Sweetgum  FOREST BONSAI - Outdoor Hardy

These are our FOREST American Sweetgum, Liquidamber. These OUTDOOR bonsai trees have beautiful green leaves in Spring which in Autumn turn fiery red!. These are deciduous bonsai trees, so lose all their leaves  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 three to four trees in each forest.

The photos show some of the ACTUAL BONSAI FORESTS available (taken in July with green foliage ). These are approx. 28inches inc. pot in a 11.5inch by 2inch deep round plastic bonsai display dish.

Liquidamber Bonsai Forest 69.99 (C) (3 in stock)


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. 10-18inch  spread, 59.99 (B)  


 

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 or red foliage in Spring and Summer, turning colour in autumn. Hardy. Our trees are approx. 6 years old and are approx. 15-18inches tall (inc. pot) in a plastic bonsai  display pot which is 10inches in diameter. The photos below show some of the actual trees, taken mid September with apples,  and the  photo to the left shows the beautiful Spring blossom. May be red or green leaved variety.

10inch diameter pot, approx. 15-18nch inc. pot 79.99 (B)

   


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 FOREST BOONSAI METASEQUOIA available (taken in July with green needles). These bonsai trees are our FOREST planted Metasequoia, and they have 3-4 trees in each bonsai tray, planted to one side as shown in the bottom photo to the left.  These are approx. 2ft tall in an 18inch by 5.5inch by 1inch deep plastic display tray.

Metasequoia forest bonsai   79.99 (C)  (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 rectangular ceramic bonsai display pots.

The photos show some of the ACTUAL TREES available (taken throughout the year, bottom photo in Winter when they lose all their needles). These are approx. 12inches inc. pot in a 4inch by 2inch rectangular blue ceramic bonsai display pot.

4inch by 2inch pot, approx. 12inches inc. pot 39.99 (B)   

 


 

 

 

 

 

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 . These white pine bonsai trees are approx. 2ft  inc. pot with an approx. 1ft spread, in an 8.5inch by 3.5inch 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 1 225.00 (C)   SOLD

Japanese White Pine Bonsai Tree NUMBER 2 225.00 (C) SOLD

Japanese White Pine Bonsai Tree NUMBER 3 225.00 (C)  SOLD


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 approx. 21inch 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  45.00 (B)  (3 in stock)


 

 

 

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 . 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. 12inches inc. pot in a 6inch by 4inch by 2inch deep ceramic bonsai display pot . The pictures show some of  the actual bonsai trees on offer (taken trhoughout the year). PLEASE NOTE these are WIRED tree and lose all their needles in Winter.

 

 Chinese Larch  Bonsai Tree   


 

 

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. THESE ARE NOW ALL SOLD.

       

Rhododendron  Bonsai Tree NUMBER TWO  89.99 (C)

Rhododendron  Bonsai Tree NUMBER THREE   89.99 (C)


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) 

 



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 


   




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