1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: Bonsai Nut T-Shirts! Rusty Davis, Nov 20, 2016
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    2. New to Bonsai

      New to the art of bonsai? This forum is for you! Feel free to ask any questions for more information or general assistance.
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      Latest: Azalia questions eferguson1974, Dec 5, 2016 at 5:08 PM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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      Latest: I'm finally ready for winter! Cadillactaste, Dec 5, 2016 at 6:42 PM
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    4. Contests

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    5. Events, Exhibits & Outings

      Announcements for bonsai exhibits, workshops, collecting trips, etc, can be posted here. You can also add them to the calendar. Off-topic posts will be deleted.
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    6. The Tea House

      A kinder, gentler off-topic forum for people who want to talk about subjects unrelated to bonsai. No politics or religion allowed.
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      Latest: Donald Trump. Vance Wood, Dec 5, 2016 at 6:56 PM
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    7. Feedback and Suggestions

      A forum to provide feedback and suggestions for the BonsaiNut Community forums.
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      Latest: Style ideas for this juniper Vance Wood, Nov 30, 2016 at 7:36 AM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Pinus contorta contorta Vance Wood, Dec 5, 2016 at 2:39 PM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Time for a smaller box yenling83, Dec 5, 2016 at 12:16 PM
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    3. Other Conifers

      For general care and styling of other conifer genera (Cedar, Cypress, Larch, Spruce, Yew, etc).
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      Latest: Pinus contorta spaans parhamr, Dec 5, 2016 at 7:42 AM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Tree from bag to show pot in six years. markyscott, Dec 5, 2016 at 6:36 PM
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    5. Elms

      For general care and styling of the Ulmus and Zelkova genera of trees.
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      Latest: New Rock Elm just.wing.it, Dec 4, 2016 at 4:34 PM
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    6. Other Deciduous

      For general care and styling of other deciduous trees (Beech, Birch, Hornbeam, Oak, Stewartia, etc).
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      Latest: My Purple Cow just.wing.it, Dec 5, 2016 at 3:39 PM
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    7. Flowering

      For general care and styling of Azaleas, Camellias, Gardenias, Bougainvillea, Wisteria, and other flowering trees.
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      Latest: Literati camellia coh, Dec 5, 2016 at 6:28 PM
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    8. Fruiting

      For general care and styling of Apricots, Cherries, Quinces, and other fruiting trees.
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      Latest: Goji? bleumeon, Dec 4, 2016 at 10:28 PM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: The Royal Ficus Jeremy, Dec 5, 2016 at 4:10 PM
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    10. Miscellaneous / Other

      For general care and styling of other materials (Boxwoods, Euonymous, Cotoneaster, English Ivy, Succulents, etc)
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      Latest: Portulacaria Pine 'Dwarf Jade' KingJades, Dec 5, 2016 at 6:39 AM
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    1. Formal & informal upright, twin trunk, broom

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Formal uprights Adair M, Nov 22, 2016
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    2. Cascade, semi-cascade

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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    3. Windswept, slant, literati

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Windswept Juniper AZbonsai, Nov 21, 2016
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    4. Root-over-rock , rock planting

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Would these stones work for ROR? JoeR, Nov 28, 2016
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    5. Multiple trunk, raft, sinuous

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Truce. That $5 Alberta. sorce, Nov 15, 2016
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    6. Forests, saikei

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Starting to research doing a group display LanceMac10, Dec 3, 2016 at 9:24 AM
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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      Latest: 200 Year Old....... Shima, Jul 15, 2016
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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      Latest: Pot type question Tieball, Dec 4, 2016 at 7:54 PM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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      Latest: The Accent (Companion) Plant Thread Grant Hamby, Nov 29, 2016 at 4:13 PM
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: Japanese or Chinese? AZbonsai, Nov 30, 2016 at 7:10 AM
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    5. Stands

      To discuss creation and care of tree stands, as well as matching stands and trees.
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      Latest: Bench/Bonsai Stand Tieball, Oct 28, 2016
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    6. Prints, paintings, netsuke, and misc

      For discussion of bonsai-related Japanese arts.
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      Latest: Antique japanese scroll.. can anyone help me? rockm, Dec 5, 2016 at 5:56 AM
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    1. Large bonsai (Dai & Omono)

      For discussion of styling and special care related to four hand and larger bonsai.
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    2. Small bonsai (Mame & Shohin)

      For discussion of styling and special care related to palm-size and smaller bonsai.
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      Latest: Closer to Mame AZbonsai, Dec 1, 2016 at 3:59 PM
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    3. Collecting & importing

      For discussion of collecting trips, collecting methods & tools, etc. as well as government regulations for collecting and importing.
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      Latest: Ulmus pumila Giga, Dec 5, 2016 at 10:00 AM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propogating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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    5. Shari, jins and deadwood

      For discussion of the creation and care of deadwood on trees.
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      Latest: example_case_carving Tieball, Oct 17, 2016
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    6. Advanced topics

      For discussion of advanced care & styling techniques (trunk splitting, whole tree grafting, etc).
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      Latest: Concrete hollow patch. sorce, Oct 30, 2016
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    7. Books, magazines, and videos

      For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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    8. Soil and fertilizer (incl water and repotting)

      For discussion of bonsai soil mixes and fertilizer, as well as specialty chemicals like rooting hormones. Also discussion about water, watering, and repotting belongs here - if it isn't species specific.
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    9. Tools & equipment (incl lighting and greenhouses)

      For discussion regarding bonsai tools, and equipment like artificial lighting, greenhouses, cold frames, watering systems, etc.
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    1. Vendor experiences

      For discussion of your experiences with online and retail tree and equipment vendors. Please be sure to stick to the facts when posting opinions of your experiences.
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    2. Tree selling

      A forum for offering trees for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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    3. Other selling (bonsai related)

      A forum for offering other bonsai-related materials for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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      Latest: Anybody interested in some red cedar slabs? bleumeon, Dec 4, 2016 at 7:52 PM
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    4. Wanted to buy

      For listing trees or equipment you wish to buy. Please post whether you wish businesses to contact you.
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      Latest: WTB Elm and Maple pre-bonsai sorce, Dec 1, 2016 at 7:02 AM
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    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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      Latest: Introductory Soil Physics markyscott, Nov 28, 2016