A Lifetime of Bonsai Inspiration 7/5/17


This convoluted Buttonwood (Conocarpus erectus) belongs to Ed Trout of Pembroke Pines Florida. The container is by Sonny Boggs. The photo is from the 5th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album. We always have an eye out for unique, high quality bonsai and this one certainly qualifies.

A little over two weeks ago we received our copies of the 5th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album. Since then, I’ve tried to spend a few minutes each day thumbing through and allowing myself to re-experience the initial jolt of excitement from that first day.

Now it’s your turn. But we don’t want to spoil your jolt by showing you too many photos, so we’ll just add one more tree to our initial 5th Album post and encourage you to visit our website and purchase your own copy. Over 200 great photos of magnificent trees will provide a lifetime of bonsai inspiration and enhance your bonsai experience


Closeup of Ed Trout's Buttonwood

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b1nat5winnerWinner of the Finest Bonsai Masterpiece at the 5th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. It's a Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga Mertensiana) that belongs to Eric Schikowski. The photo is by Joseph Noga as are all the photos in Exhibition Albums 2-5.



Another Mountain Hemlock and another winner. The award is for the Finest Evergreen Bonsai and the artist is Michael Hagedorn (one of our favorites here on Bark). We've shown this tree several times over the years, but this iteration is the best yet.



We would be happy to send your brand new copy of the 5th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition Album directly to your front door