For a conifer overload visit Swanborough Conifers in Woodborough near Pewsey. Mark Harvey runs specialist conifer tree nursery where you will be enraptured by the range of varieties of conifer available to buy which Mark has carefully grafted and grown on himself. The nursery is open on a Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm but… Read more »
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Here is a quick photographic A-Z of outdoor bonsai trees currently available from Hoka-en Bonsai Studio and Lodder Bonsai bv that we saw on our recent trip showing you the shear diversity of what is now available including some of the new stock that has just arrived.
Some of the two needle pines are commonly used as bonsai and include Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), Japanese Red Pine (Pinus densiflora), Mountain Pine (Pinus mugo) and Japanese Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii). They all have unique and distinct differences in their form and foliage making for quite dramatic and impressive bonsai trees in their own rights.
The Pine family (Pinaceae) is quite extensive with a range of species and genera including Abies, Cedrus, Keteleeria, Larix, Picea, Pinus, Pseudolarix, Pseudotsuga and Tsuga. Pines are softwood trees and are classified into groups dependent on the number of needles they have.
Here is one of our members White Pine trees and this is a brief series of pictures showing its development since 1995.