Bonsai tree profiles
Learn about different bonsai tree species here.
Korean Lilac (syringa palabiniana) - An outdoor bonsai with abundant purple flowers in late spring.
Mimosa (albiza julibrissin) - An outdoor bonsai known for its fragrant showy pom-pom flowers.
Mini-jade (portulacaria afra) - A fast growing succulent bonsai that can be grown indoors and out.
Ficus / Fig (ficus retusa/benjamina/salicifolia) - Another great tropical evergreen that does well in low light, is forgiving, and grows rapidly.
Hawaiian Umbrella (schefflera arboricola) - This tropical evergreen can grow well indoors and is very tolerant making it an excellent choice for beginners.
Juniper (juniper procumbens 'nana') - These natives of the mountains of Japan are one of the most recognizable bonsai species.
Fukien tea (ehretia microphylla) - Tropical native to the Fujian province in China. Grows well indoors and has naturally small leaves.
Ginkgo biloba - The tree of forty gold crowns or the maidenhair tree. An ancient tree nearly extinct in the wild with amazing yellow leaves in the fall.
Serissa foetida - The tree of a thousand stars. A great flowering indoor or outdoor bonsai tree native to China, Japan, and southeast Asia that doesn't like change.