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! Kentucky Rick, Sep 20, 2017 at 12:46 PM
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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: Newbie Bonsai Question... hemmy, Sep 22, 2017 at 6:34 AM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut 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: Please Share your Photos bleumeon, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:22 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: Old bayan ficus thoughts welcome MountainExplorer, Sep 17, 2017 at 4:02 PM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: True statement for Scots pine in the UK? Driver170, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:25 AM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Juniperus pfitzerian 'old gold' Vin, Sep 22, 2017 at 6:38 AM
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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: Picea Glauca Yamadori test tree. Saddler, Sep 21, 2017 at 2:50 PM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Wintering Japanese maple LanceMac10, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:18 AM
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    5. Elms

      For general care and styling of the Ulmus and Zelkova genera of trees.
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      Latest: Burnt it with High Nitrogen augustine, Sep 21, 2017 at 7:59 AM
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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: Berberis thunbergii ''Little Favortite'' sorce, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:30 AM
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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: Odd Serrisa root work progression GrimLore, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:39 AM
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    8. Fruiting

      For general care and styling of Apricots, Cherries, Quinces, and other fruiting trees.
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: Lance's two trunk Raintree LanceMac10, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:33 AM
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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: Cannabis Bonsai LanceMac10, Sep 21, 2017 at 4:55 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: The Other Swepper Anthony, Aug 13, 2017
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    2. Cascade, semi-cascade

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Cascading Juniper defra, Sep 18, 2017 at 1:55 PM
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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: Slanting tree's gallina1594, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:56 AM
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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: Acer palmatum "Ishigami" my nellie, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:18 AM
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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: Rosemary raft StoneCloud, Sep 18, 2017 at 9:38 AM
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    6. Forests, saikei

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: A humble first attempt at Penjing (...kind of) AlainK, Sep 20, 2017 at 1:31 PM
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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      Latest: Displays for CBS 17 JudyB, Sep 3, 2017
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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      Latest: Crowd Sourcing Pot Selection Stickroot, Sep 21, 2017 at 8:57 AM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: Mostly just rocks BigBen, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:55 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: Collapsible Stand jeanluc83, Sep 11, 2017
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    6. Prints, paintings, netsuke, and misc

      For discussion of bonsai-related Japanese arts.
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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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    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: Collected Chinese Privet 5-AUG-17 - Zone 8 rnlabarnes, Sep 20, 2017 at 12:48 PM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propagating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: 2017 From Seed. kevinlovett86, Sep 21, 2017 at 2:24 AM
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    5. Shari, jins and deadwood

      For discussion of the creation and care of deadwood on trees.
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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: Stimulating dormant buds 0soyoung, Sep 18, 2017 at 5:46 PM
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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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      Latest: Sevin coh, Sep 21, 2017 at 9:19 PM
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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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      Latest: DIY - Yet Another PVC Wire Caddy Mudd31415, Sep 16, 2017 at 8:45 AM
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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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      Latest: Everything Bjorvala. just.wing.it, Aug 21, 2017
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    2. Tree selling

      A forum for offering trees for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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      Latest: Bonsai auctions...Korean Hornbeam JudyB, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:57 AM
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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: Canada – Bonsai Seeds for Sale Bonsai Supply, Sep 21, 2017 at 4:26 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: Male seeking female lordy, Sep 21, 2017 at 5:15 AM
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    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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      Latest: Introductory Soil Physics markyscott, Sep 16, 2017 at 5:55 AM