Hi!I’m Zach Smith; a 30+ year bonsai veteran. And I’m here to help you acquire, style and maintain the finest collected native bonsai available anywhere.
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AMERICAN ELM (B10)
American elm is an outstanding species for bonsai. Highly recommended!
This specimen was collected earlier this year, and once it had recovered was slip-potted into this nice Byron Myrick rectangle. The trunk base is 1.25″ and it’s 16″ tall. Developing really quickly. The trunk character is great. American elm is perhaps the world-champion for leaf-size reduction – from 5″ in the wild to less than 1″ in a bonsai pot. Great species!
Huckleberry is one of our native blueberries here in the South. They feature small
leaves and smooth, tan bark.
I collected this specimen in Winter 2018. The trunk base is 1.75″, and it’s 21″
to the trunk chop. Nice trunk character, good branching, should be able to
go in a bonsai pot in 2019.
I lifted this Water oak in early spring, 2018. I’ve been watching it grow on my property now for several years, and I chopped it once in the ground. Great trunk character and nice movement in an upright tree. Trunk base 1.75″, 11″ to the chop. I would expect the finished height for this tree to be about 16-18″.
WILLOW LEAF FICUS (b6)
Willow leaf ficus is a great tropical for bonsai. One of the very best species.
This is a really cool smaller Willow leaf ficus that I created last year. The pot
is a nice oval by Shawn Bokeno. Trunk base 1″ at the soil level, height 9″.
Great indoor bonsai.
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