MOVING SALE - Seattle local liquidation

Last updated: 8/18/2020

SOLD: Thanks to everyone who purchased trees! I hope you enjoy them. The remaining trees I was able to move to Columbus safe and sound!


          As mentioned in my farewell letter, in a few weeks I am officially moving away from Seattle. Therefore, I need your help to make my move a little easier by liquidating the bonsai collection I've collected over the past few years. While I will keep a few favorites with me for the cross-country drive, unfortunately, I cannot fit them all! I have a large diversity of seedlings in development, as well as some raw material and a few styled trees. If you're interested in making an appointment to visit my garden in person with a mask, please use the contact form here.

         Notes:
  • My price estimates are based on species, age, hands-on training time, and my own perception of the quality of the material. Obviously, this is subjective so I am very open to negotiation and bulk discounts.
  • I am not currently looking to ship and would prefer to do local drop off and pick up for the safety and security of the trees and to save my own time.
  • If you're interested in an unstyled tree or want me to do some maintenance for you before you take home your purchase, feel free to ask (some additional payment may be requested depending on how labor-intensive the task).
    A. $1-5
    B. $6-25
    C. $26-99
    D. $100+
    A. $1-5
    B. $6-25
    C. $26-99
    D. $100+

         Items are organized mostly with seedlings at the top and bigger items at the bottom. More items may be added after Monday. I will post here on my social media if I do so you all can stay up to date.

Indoor / Tropical Trees

          These trees can be grown indoors year-round if desired. They will all slowly grow next to a window, but would prefer to have grow lights, if possible, and would really do best if placed outdoors in the warm sun every summer - indoor trees do come from tropical places after all!

         Indoor/tropical species available include money tree, ficus, lemon, Hawaiian Umbrella tree, dwarf jade, & bougainvillea.

$1-5

         Trees in this price range are all very young.

Lemon tree seedlings
Species common name: Lemon Tree
Species Latin name: Citrus limon
Age: <1 year
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.

Money tree rooted cuttings (fun fact, these were rooted from my second ever bonsai!)
Species common name: Money Tree
Species Latin name: Pachira aquatica
Age: <1 year
Suggested price: $1 each
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.


Ficus rooted cutting with lemon seedling.
Species common name: Ficus & Lemon
Species Latin name: Ficus microcarpa Citrus limon
Age: <1 year
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.


Flowering Japanese gardenia with western red cedar seedling
Species common name: Flowering Japanese gardenia
Species Latin name: Gardenia jasminoides
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer. 
Trim taproot and place in larger pot next spring.
*Note: Gardenia can be kept outdoors year-round due to Seattle's mild winter, however, mine have been slow-growing. I recently learned they can be kept indoors if kept at cool temperatures, ideally 55-65℉. 

Flowering Japanese gardenia seedling
Species common name: Flowering Japanese gardenia
Species Latin name: Gardenia jasminoides
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning.
Apply mild fertilizer. 
*Note: Gardenia can be kept outdoors year-round due to Seattle's mild winter, however, mine have been slow-growing. I recently learned they can be kept indoors if kept at cool temperatures, ideally 55-65℉.


Flowering Japanese gardenia and western red cedar seedlings mixed planter
Species common name: Pacific/western red cedar and Flowering Japanese gardenia 
Species Latin name: Thujia plicata and Gardenia jasminoides
Age: 1 year (cedars), 3 years (gardenia)
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Apply mild fertilizer. 
Slip seedlings into bigger pots next spring.
*Note: Gardenia can be kept outdoors year-round due to Seattle's mild winter, however, mine
have been slow-growing. I recently learned they can be kept indoors if kept at cool temperatures, ideally 55-65℉. 


Ficus rooted cutting
Species common name: Ficus
Species Latin name: Ficus microcarpa
Age: <1 year
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.

Hawaiian Umbrella Tree rooted cutting
Species common name: Hawaiian Umbrella Tree aka Schleffera
Species Latin name: Schefflera arboricola
Age: <1 year
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.

Hawaiian Umbrella Tree rooted cutting
Species common name: Hawaiian Umbrella Tree aka Schleffera
Species Latin name: Schefflera arboricola
Age: <1 year
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.

$6-25

         Trees in this price range are a little more mature.
Flowering Japanese gardenia seedlings
Species common name: Flowering Japanese gardenia 
Species Latin name: Gardenia jasminoides
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Apply mild fertilizer. 
Slip seedlings into bigger pots.
*Note: Gardenia can be kept outdoors year-round due to Seattle's mild winter, however, mine have been slow-growing. I recently learned they can be kept indoors if kept at cool temperatures, ideally 55-65℉.

Flowering Japanese gardenia seedlings
Species common name: Flowering Japanese gardenia 
Species Latin name: Gardenia jasminoides
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Apply mild fertilizer. 
Slip seedlings into bigger pots.
*Note: Gardenia can be kept outdoors year-round due to Seattle's mild winter, however, mine have been slow-growing. I recently learned they can be kept indoors if kept at cool temperatures, ideally 55-65℉.

Flowering Japanese gardenia seedlings
Species common name: Flowering Japanese gardenia 
Species Latin name: Gardenia jasminoides
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning.
Fertilize.
Slip seedlings into bigger pots.
*Note: Gardenia can be kept outdoors year-round due to Seattle's mild winter, however, mine have been slow-growing. I recently learned they can be kept indoors if kept at cool temperatures, ideally 55-65℉.

Flowering Japanese gardenia seedlings.
Species common name: Flowering Japanese gardenia 
Species Latin name: Gardenia jasminoides
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Apply mild fertilizer. 
Slip seedlings into bigger pots.
*Note: Gardenia can be kept outdoors year-round due to Seattle's mild winter, however, mine have been slow-growing. I recently learned they can be kept indoors if kept at cool temperatures, ideally 55-65℉.

$26-99

         Trees in this price range are closer to mature bonsai. 

$100 +

         Trees in this price range already have the trunks to be show-worthy bonsai. My next steps for these would be to trim them to the style you desire (or I can do it for you if you like)! As above, these are also primed to be repotted at this time of year if you have another pot you prefer. Since these specimens are more robust and older than the first two categories, fertilizer may be applied immediately once in their new growing homes.

Bougainvillea stump. This yardadori bougainvillea was sourced from bushes that the Huntington gardens, CA when they were removing part of their landscaping. I do NOT recommend owning this tree if you do not have grow lights for winter. Bougainvilleas need lots of light and heat.
This plant has orange flowers!
Species common name: Bougainvillea
Species Latin name: Bougainvillea sp
Age: 35+ years
Suggested price: $200
Suggested next step(s): Fertilize, repot, carve stumps (I have done this since taking the photo).
I have been allowing the branches on this tree to thicken relative to the trunk so the image will eventually be more proportionate.

Outdoor / Temperate Trees

         These trees are all from environments like Seattle! That means they need winter dormancy to survive long term, and therefore must be grown outdoors year-round, except for brief periods for which they can be displayed (a few days at a time). Most of these love the Seattle rain in the winter, but they need you to water for them to survive in summer. Frankly, outdoor trees are easier to keep healthy than indoor ones if you can remember to check on them.

         Outdoor/temperate species include Japanese gardenia, Japanese larch, American larch, Japanese black pine, Japanese red pine, coast redwood, dawn redwood, western red cedar, Douglas fir, shimpaku juniper, boxwood, ginkgo, purple thunderbird plum, Japanese snowbell, olive, big leaf maple, horse chestnut, Oregon ash, black mondo grass, salal, bog laurel, hawthorn, European beech, rose, Juniperus procumbens nana, Kuko's boxthorn, hinoki cypress, cork bark Chinese elm, honeysuckle, Chinese juniper, crabapple, western white pine, Sierra lodgepole pine, privet, laurel (not mountain laurel, something else), and wisteria.

$1-5

Western Hemlock seedling with slug-nibbled Japanese gardenia seedling. 
Species common name: Western hemlock
Species Latin name: Tsuga heterophylla
Age: 1 year
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.

Western red cedar and western hemlock seedlings
Species common name: Western hemlock
Species Latin name: Tsuga heterophylla
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.

Kokedama moss ball
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Find a nice plant to plant inside.

Kokedama moss ball
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Find a nice plant to plant inside.

Kokedama moss ball with bog laurel
Species common name: Bog laurel
Species Latin name: Kalmia polifolia
Age: 1 year
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): The bog laurel is struggling a bit so you may have to try to plant something new.

Boxwood rooted cuttings with Western red cedar seedling
Species common name: Boxwood 
Species Latin name: Buxus sp (exact species unknown)
Age: 1 year
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning.
Place in individual pots next spring.
 
Boxwood rooted cuttings
Species common name: Boxwood 
Species Latin name: Buxus sp (exact species unknown)
Age: 1 year
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning.
Place in individual pots next spring.

Douglas fir seedling
Species common name: Douglas Fir
Species Latin name: Pseudotsuga menziesii
Age: 1 year
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer. 
Wire trunk to desired initial shape. 
Trim taproot and place in larger pot next spring. 

Black mondo grass for kusamono or landscaping
Species common name: Black mondo grass
Species Latin name: Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'
Age: --
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Apply mild fertilizer. 
Separate clumps into multiple pots if desired.
 
Mystery flowering sapling
Species common name: ---
Species Latin name: ---
Age: 1 year
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Apply mild fertilizer. 

Oregon Ash
Species common name: Oregon Ash
Species Latin name: Fraxinus latifolia
Age: 4 years
Suggested price: $5 
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Wire sacrifice branch or trim.
Fertilize. 
Repot into bonsai soil next spring.
 
American Larch seedling
Species common name: American Larch 
Species Latin name: Larix laricina
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Pinus contorta sierra aka Sierra Nevada Lodgepole Pine seedlings
Species common name: Sierra logepole pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus contorta murrayana
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Plant in bigger pot next spring. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Plant in a bigger pot next spring. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize.

Boxwood rooted cuttings
Species common name: Boxwood 
Species Latin name: Buxus sp (exact species unknown)
Age: 1 year
Suggested price: $5
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Apply mild fertilizer. 
Slip seedlings into bigger pots.

$10-25


Thundercloud flowering plum seedling
Species common name: Thundercloud purple leaf plum
Species Latin name: Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Apply mild fertilizer. 
Wire trunk to the desired first shape. 

Thundercloud flowering plum seedling
Species common name: Thundercloud purple leaf plum
Species Latin name: Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Apply mild fertilizer. 
Wire trunk to the desired shape.

Bigleaf maple seedling
Species common name: Bigleaf maple aka Oregon maple
Species Latin name: Acer macrophyllum
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Wire trunk to a new shape if desired.
Fertilize.
To maintain this trunk size:
Prune new growth as needed to maintain size if this is desired trunk thickness.  
Repot into display pot. 
For a bigger trunk:
Let grow without pruning.
Slip into a bigger pot.

Juniperus procumbens nana
Species common name: Dwarf procumbens juniper
Species Latin name: Juniperus procumbens nana
Age: 5 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Wire trunk to a new shape if desired.
Fertilize.
To maintain this trunk size:
Prune new growth as needed to maintain size if this is desired trunk thickness.  
Repot into display pot. 
For a bigger trunk:
Let grow without pruning. 
Slip into a bigger pot.

Horse chestnut seedling
Species common name: Horse chestnut
Species Latin name: Aesculus hippocastanum
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Wire trunk to a new shape if desired.
Fertilize.
To maintain this trunk size:
Prune new growth as needed to maintain size if this is desired trunk thickness.
For a bigger trunk:
Let grow without pruning.
Slip into a bigger pot.

Japanese black pine seedling clump
Species common name: Japanese black pine  
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize.  

Japanese black pine seedling clump
Species common name: Japanese black pine  
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning.  
Fertilize.   
 
Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize.  

Japanese Larch seedling
Species common name: Japanese Larch 
Species Latin name: Larix kaempferi
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize.

Japanese Larch seedling
Species common name: Japanese Larch
Species Latin name: Larix kaempferi
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire trunk for the desired shape.
Repot into a larger pot next spring. 

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Species common name: Japanese Larch
Species Latin name: Larix kaempferi
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize.
Repot into a larger pot next spring.

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Species common name: Japanese Larch
Species Latin name: Larix kaempferi
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire trunk for the desired shape.
Repot into a larger pot next spring. 

Japanese Larch seedling
Species common name: Japanese Larch
Species Latin name: Larix kaempferi
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 

Hawthorn seedling
Species common name: Hawthorn 
Species Latin name: Crategus sp
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
 
Honestly, I forget what type of seedling this is.
Species common name: ??
Species Latin name: ??
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Slip pot into larger pot anytime or repot next spring.

European beech seedling
Species common name: European beech
Species Latin name: Fagus sylvatica
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Slip pot into larger pot anytime or repot next spring.
 
Mystery laurel species - possibly the true laurel
Species common name: True laurel
Species Latin name: Laurus nobilis
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Slip pot into larger pot anytime or repot next spring.

Thundercloud flowering plum seedlings in twin trunk style
Species common name: Thundercloud purple leaf plum
Species Latin name: Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Apply mild fertilizer. 

Gingko seedling
Species common name: Ginko 
Species Latin name: Ginko biloba
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire trunk to the desired shape. 
Repot into a larger pot next spring.  


Gingko seedling with western red cedar seedling.
Species common name: Ginko 
Species Latin name: Ginko biloba
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire trunk to the desired shape. 
Repot into a larger pot next spring. 

Gingko seedling
Species common name: Ginko 
Species Latin name: Ginko biloba
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire trunk to the desired shape. 
Repot into a larger pot next spring. 

Coastal redwood
Species common name: Coastal redwood
Species Latin name: --
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire trunk to the desired shape. 

Japanese black pine prebonsai
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire sacrifice branch once it hardens off. 
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot next spring. 

Japanese black pine prebonsai
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii

Age: 4 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire sacrifice branch once it hardens off. 
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot next spring. 

Japanese red pine prebonsai
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus densiflora
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $20
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire sacrifice branch once it hardens off.  
Wire secondary branches. 
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot next spring. 

Japanese Snowbell
Species common name: Japanese Snowbell
Species Latin name: Sytax japonicum
Age: 5 years
Suggested price: $20
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning.
Fertilize.
Wire branches for future shape.

Western white pine
Species common name: Western white pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus monticola
Age: 6 years
Suggested price: $25
Suggested next step(s): 
This tree was just pruned (select sacrifices left untouched and all other candles were trimmed in half). Repeat this process next year to continue building ramification on lower branches and to improve trunk/branch thickness. 
Fertilize. 

Japanese black pine prebonsai
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 4 years
Suggested price: $25
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire sacrifice branch once it hardens off. 
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot next spring. 

Japanese black pine prebonsai
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 4 years
Suggested price: $25
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire sacrifice branch once it hardens off. 
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot next spring.

Japanese black pine prebonsai
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 4 years
Suggested price: $25
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire sacrifice branch once it hardens off. 
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot next spring.

Japanese black pine prebonsai
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 4 years
Suggested price: $25
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire trunk and primary branches to desired shapes.
Select sacrifice branches.
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot next spring.

Coastal Redwood prebonsai
Species common name: Coastal redwood
Species Latin name: Sequoia sempervirens
Age: 4 years
Suggested price: $25
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire trunk and primary branches to desired shapes.
Select sacrifice branches.
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot next spring.

$26-99

Rose
Species common name: Rose
Species Latin name: Rosa sp.
Age: 10+ years
Suggested price: $35
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Fertilize. 
Repot into larger pot next spring; reveal more of the trunk at that time. 

Rose
Species common name: Rose
Species Latin name: Rosa sp.
Age: 10+ years
Suggested price: $35
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Fertilize. 
Repot into larger pot next spring; reveal more of the trunk at that time.

Japanese Larch seedling forest
Species common name: Japanese larch
Species Latin name: Larix kaempferi
Age: 2-3 years
Suggested price: $35
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning to thicken trunks (prune some, let others lengthen to create a diversity of thicknesses).
Fertilize. 
Repot into larger pot or display pot next spring.

Kuko's buckthorn dug in April 2020.
Species common name: Kuko's buckthorn
Species Latin name: 
Age: 10+ years
Suggested price: $50
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning to confirm health post-transplant.
Fertilize. 
Styling, pruning, and wiring could be done now or next year to exercise caution.
Repot into bonsai soil eventually (currently field soil surrounded by pumice).

Unstyled Shimpaku Juniper dug in April 2020 (now recovered well from transplant)
Rearview of above juniper
Species common name: Shimpaku Juniper
Species Latin name: Juniperus chinensis 'shimpaku'
Age: 5-10 years
Suggested price: $50
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning to confirm health post-transplant.
Fertilize. 
Styling, pruning, and wiring could be done now or next year to exercise caution.

Boxwood separated from an air layer in 2018.
Species common name: Boxwood
Species Latin name: Buxus sp
Age: 15+ years
Suggested price: $50
Suggested next step(s): Let grow mostly without pruning.
Fertilize. 
Prune/wire when desired to select primary branches.

Maple dug in April 2020. Recovering nicely. Ready to air layer/prune.
Species common name: Maple
Species Latin name: Acer sp
Age: 10+ years
Suggested price: $60
Suggested next step(s): Let grow mostly without pruning.
Fertilize. 
Prune/wire when desired to select primary branches.
Air layer, if desired, on straight branches.

Mystery boxwood prebonsai clump from a landscape. Collected 3 years ago and now healthy for styling.
Species common name: Boxwood
Species Latin name: Buxus sp
Age: 15+ years
Suggested price: $60
Suggested next step(s): Fertilize. 
Style, prune, and wire.
Initially, I imagined air layering off extra trunk length and using the lower branches to change direction and create taper in some straight trunks.

Wisteria

Wisteria trunk
Species common name: Wisteria
Species Latin name: 
Age: 20+ years
Suggested price: $60
Suggested next step(s): Fertilize.
Can start to prune and wire primary branches.
Repot into akadama in spring.

Eastern white cedar.  Salvaged from a landscape 3 years ago and now healthy for styling.
Species common name: Eastern white cedar.
Species Latin name: Thuja occidentalis
Age: 15+ years
Suggested price: $65
Suggested next step(s): Fertilize. 
Style, prune, and wire.
Initially, I imagined air layering off extra trunk length and using the lower branches to change direction and create taper in some straight trunks.

Boxwood in Sam Miller pot.
Species common name: Boxwood
Species Latin name: Buxus sp
Age: 15+ years
Suggested price: $75
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning to give you more styling options for primary branches.
Fertilize. 

Hinoki cypress dug in April 2020 now recovered and ready to style.
Species common name: Hinoki cypress
Species Latin name: Chamaecyparis obtusa
Age: 10+ years
Suggested price: $80
Suggested next step(s): Fertilize. 
Style, prune, and wire, and carve the top stump - suitable for formal upright or a forest planting.

$100+

Japanese black pine dug in April 2020. Needs further growth on sacrifice branches alongside improved development of lower branch options in the future.
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 8-10 years
Suggested price: $100
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning for 1 year.
Fertilize. 
Next summer, select sacrifice branches.
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot next spring.

Chinese juniper #1 - Dug in Spring 2019, ready to style.
Species common name: Shimpaku Juniper
Species Latin name: Juniperus chinensis
Age: 25+ years
Suggested price: $125
Suggested next step(s): Fertilize. 
Styling, pruning, deadwood carving, and wiring could be done now or next year to exercise caution.
Repot into bonsai soil eventually.

Chinese juniper #2 - Dug in spring 2020.
Chinese juniper #2 - Dug in spring 2020.
Species common name: Shimpaku Juniper
Species Latin name: Juniperus chinensis
Age: 25+ years
Suggested price: $125
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning.
Fertilize. 
Styling, pruning, deadwood carving, and wiring could be done now or next year to exercise caution.
Repot into bonsai soil eventually.

Honeysuckle
Species common name: Honeysuckle
Species Latin name: 
Age: 30+ years
Suggested price: $150
Suggested next step(s): Fertilize.
Can start to prune and wire primary branches.

Wisteria dug in April 2020.
Species common name: Cork bark Chinese elm
Species Latin name: 
Age: 15+ years
Suggested price: $200
Suggested next step(s): Let grow. Prune based on primary branch and sacrifice branch choices.
Fertilize. 
Air layer straight branches.

Boxwood in Sam Miller pot
Species common name: Boxwood
Species Latin name: Buxus sp
Age: 20+ years
Suggested price: $300
Suggested next step(s): Air layer part or all of the straight righthand branch.
Fertilize.
Can start to prune and wire primary branches.

SOLD

Flowering Japanese gardenia seedling
Species common name: Flowering Japanese gardenia
Species Latin name: Gardenia jasminoides
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $1
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer. 
Trim taproot and place in a larger pot next spring.
*Note: Gardenia can be kept outdoors year-round due to Seattle's mild winter, however, mine have been slow-growing. I recently learned they can be kept indoors if kept at cool temperatures, ideally 55-65℉.
SOLD

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
SOLD

Bog-sourced salal from Washington state useful for accent plants and landscaping.
The berries are edible! 
Species common name: Salal
Species Latin name: Gaultheria shallon
Age: --
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Fertilize.
Separate into individual pots if desired.
SOLD

Bog-sourced salal from Washington state useful for accent plants and landscaping.
The berries are edible! 
Species common name: Salal
Species Latin name: Gaultheria shallon
Age: --
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Fertilize.
Separate into individual pots if desired.
SOLD

Japanese black pine seedling
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize.
SOLD

Hawaiian Umbrella Tree rooted cutting
Species common name: Hawaiian Umbrella Tree aka Schleffera
Species Latin name: Schefflera arboricola
Age: <1 year
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.
SOLD

Lemon seedling
Species common name: Lemon Tree
Species Latin name: Citrus limon
Age: 1 year
Suggested price: $10
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.
SOLD

Flowering Japanese gardenia clump
Species common name: Flowering Japanese gardenia 
Species Latin name: Gardenia jasminoides
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize.
*Note: Gardenia can be kept outdoors year-round due to Seattle's mild winter, however, mine have been slow-growing. I recently learned they can be kept indoors if kept at cool temperatures, ideally 55-65℉.
SOLD

Hawaiian Umbrella Tree rooted cutting (this is my favorite out of the batch)
Species common name: Hawaiian Umbrella Tree aka Schleffera
Species Latin name: Schefflera arboricola
Age: <1 year
Suggested price: $20
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Apply mild fertilizer.
SOLD

Japanese maple in kokedama moss ball
Species common name: Japanese Maple 
Species Latin name: Acer palmatum
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $20
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Fertilize.
 SOLD

Ginko seedling
Species common name: Ginko 
Species Latin name: Ginko biloba
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire trunk to the desired shape. 
Repot into a larger pot next spring. 
SOLD

Gingko seedling
Species common name: Ginko 
Species Latin name: Ginko biloba
Age: 3 years
Suggested price: $15
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire trunk to the desired shape. 
Repot into a larger pot next spring.
SOLD

Bog laurel for accent plants and landscaping.
Species common name: Bog laurel 
Species Latin name: Kalmia polifolia 
Age: --
Suggested price: $20
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. Fertilize. 
Can separate into individual pots next spring, if desired. 
SOLD

Japanese black pine forest grove
Species common name: Japanese black pine
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2 years
Suggested price: $25
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning.
Fertilize.
SOLD

Olive - now bearing small white flowers.
Species common name: Olive
Species Latin name: Olea europaea
Age: 8 years
Suggested price: $30
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning for a thicker trunk, or prune to shape to maintain this size.  
Fertilize.
SOLD

Japanese red pine prebonsai
Species common name: Japanese red pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus densiflora
Age: 4 years
Suggested price: $35
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning. 
Fertilize. 
Wire additional movement in trunk and secondary branches.
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot next spring.

Windswept Japanese black pine forest from seedlings
Species common name: Japanese black pine
Species Latin name: 
Pinus thunbergii
Age: 2-4 years
Suggested price: $35
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning.
Fertilize.
SOLD

Mystery maple
Suggested price: $40
SOLD

Dwarf Jade aka Elephant Brush in need of light trim.
Species common name: Dwarf Jade aka Elephant Bush
Species Latin name: Portulacaria afra
Age: 5 years
Suggested price: $50
Suggested next step(s): Prune to shape (I did this after taking the photo), fertilize. 
A repot is possible, but not required. 
A bigger pot would be effective to grow a bigger bonsai if desired.
SOLD

Kuko's buckthorn dug in April 2020
Species common name: Kuko's buckthorn
Species Latin name: 
Age: 10+ years
Suggested price: $50
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning to confirm health post-transplant.
Fertilize. 
Styling, pruning, and wiring could be done now or next year to exercise caution.
Repot into bonsai soil eventually (currently field soil surrounded by pumice).
SOLD

Unstyled twin trunk Shimpaku Juniper dug in April 2020 (now recovered well from transplant)
Species common name: Shimpaku Juniper
Species Latin name: Juniperus chinensis 'shimpaku'
Age: 5-10 years
Suggested price: $50
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning to confirm health post-transplant.
Fertilize. 
Styling, pruning, and wiring could be done now or next year to exercise caution.
SOLD

Shimpaku Juniper dug April 2020, now recovering nicely from transplant.
Species common name: Shimpaku Juniper
Species Latin name: Juniperus chinensis 'shimpaku'
Age: 5-10 years
Suggested price: $60
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning to confirm health post-transplant.
Fertilize. 
Styling, pruning, and wiring could be done now or next year to exercise caution.
Repot into bonsai soil eventually.
SOLD

Japanese Larch in Joey Song pot - dug in April 2020.
Species common name: Japanese Larch
Species Latin name: Larix kaempferi
Age: 5-10 years
Suggested price: $65
Suggested next step(s): Let grow without pruning to verify health post-transplant (except maybe thin the top).
Fertilize. 
Style, prune, and wire.
Carve deadwood on the second trunk.
SOLD

Japanese black pine
Species common name: Japanese black pine 
Species Latin name: Pinus thunbergii
Age: 8-10 years
Suggested price: $75
Suggested next step(s): Decandle and wire branches.
Fertilize. 
Possibly select sacrifice branches.
Carve deadwood on the lower branch.
Next spring, repot if a new trunk angle is required. Consider bending the trunk to a new shape too (the present design has stumped me and I imagine this can be the solution).
SOLD

Unstyled Dwarf Jade aka Elephant Brush
Species common name: Dwarf Jade aka Elephant Bush
Species Latin name: Portulacaria afra
Age: ~10 years
Suggested price: $75
Suggested next step(s): Prune/style, fertilize, repot.
SOLD

Hinoki cypress dug in April 2020 now recovered and ready to style.
Species common name: Hinoki cypress
Species Latin name: Chamaecyparis obtusa
Age: 10+ years
Suggested price: $80
Suggested next step(s): Fertilize. 
Style, prune, and wire, and carve the top stump - suitable for formal upright or a forest planting.
SOLD

Cork bark Chinese elm
Species common name: Cork bark Chinese elm
Species Latin name: Ulmus parvifolia 'Cork Bark'
Age: 10+ years
Suggested price: $150
Suggested next step(s): Let grow. Prune based on primary branch and sacrifice branch choices.
Fertilize. 
Carve deadwood.
Slip pot anytime or repot into a larger pot to speed development of primary branch thickness.
SOLD


Dawn Redwood
Species common name: Dawn Redwood
Species Latin name: Metasequoia glyptostroboides
Age: 10+ years
Suggested price: $175
Suggested next step(s): Prune based on the primary branch and sacrifice branch choices.
Fertilize. 
Refine deadwood carving.
Remove wires on branches in 1-2 years.
SOLD

Unstyled Ficus from Kaya Mooney / Moonlight Bonsai. 
Species common name: Ficus
Species Latin name: Ficus microcarpa
Age: ~20 years
Suggested price: $150
Suggested next step(s): Prune/style, fertilize, repot. 
I imagined this tree would make a good twin trunk bonsai if that lower branch is allowed to thicken. 
SOLD

Shimpaku tanuki
Suggested price: $150
SOLD

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