1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: Site updates Cadillactaste, Feb 24, 2017 at 4:15 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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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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      Latest: The Yamadori Thread Potawatomi13, Feb 26, 2017 at 9:41 PM
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut Contests
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      Latest: Panama Red Pot Challenge - Styled Finishes Cattwooduk, Feb 26, 2017 at 3:25 PM
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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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      Latest: Bonsai-A-Thon XXI, February 25 & 26, 2017 ColinFraser, Feb 26, 2017 at 8:15 PM
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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. Bolero, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:19 AM
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    7. Feedback and Suggestions

      A forum to provide feedback and suggestions for the BonsaiNut Community forums.
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Growing japanese black pine in Houston M. Frary, Feb 26, 2017 at 10:41 PM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: So I did a trade... defra, Feb 27, 2017 at 1:53 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: Current wisdom on blue spruce? Potawatomi13, Feb 26, 2017 at 9:51 PM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Unidentified J. Maple sorce, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:19 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: TP Collected American Elm JudyB, Feb 26, 2017 at 5:20 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: Small Coast Live Oak Progression bleumeon, Feb 26, 2017 at 6:43 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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    8. Fruiting

      For general care and styling of Apricots, Cherries, Quinces, and other fruiting trees.
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      Latest: Blueberry Underdog, Feb 26, 2017 at 5:45 PM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: Ficus WIP sorce, Feb 26, 2017 at 3:44 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' LanceMac10, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:38 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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    2. Cascade, semi-cascade

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Bougie into a Cascade? sorce, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:52 AM
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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: Literati training ! bonhe, Feb 26, 2017 at 9:55 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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    5. Multiple trunk, raft, sinuous

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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    6. Forests, saikei

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: 4 yr old Am Larch Grouping...WIP Bolero, Feb 27, 2017 at 1:57 AM
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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      Latest: If you had to Choose? ColinFraser, Feb 4, 2017
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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      Latest: One of my favorite pots thams, Feb 25, 2017 at 9:46 AM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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      Latest: Bamboo anyone? Leo in N E Illinois, Feb 13, 2017
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: Japanese or Chinese? Chuah, Dec 9, 2016
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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: Shade cloth covering zelk, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:47 PM
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    6. Prints, paintings, netsuke, and misc

      For discussion of bonsai-related Japanese arts.
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      Latest: Vids of Bonsai sawgrass, Feb 23, 2017 at 8:52 PM
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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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      Latest: A Privet Story Bonsailane, Jan 19, 2017
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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: My mame thread BunjaeKorea, Feb 26, 2017 at 9:20 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: A. Beech, how would you proceed? Aeast, Feb 26, 2017 at 2:22 PM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propogating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Grafting 101 sorce, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:42 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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      Latest: Input on my deadwood find. sorce, Feb 20, 2017
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    6. Advanced topics

      For discussion of advanced care & styling techniques (trunk splitting, whole tree grafting, etc).
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    7. Books, magazines, and videos

      For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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      Latest: Learning Videos Anthony, Feb 23, 2017 at 2:47 AM
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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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      Latest: Plant lighting for beginners Bonsai Nut, Feb 26, 2017 at 8:40 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: Shanti Bithi? Smoke, Feb 26, 2017 at 1:11 PM
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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? LeonardB, Feb 21, 2017 at 9:20 AM
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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: Your spring trimmings !!! Many Species Woody Carverton, Feb 26, 2017 at 4:56 AM
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    1. Sponsor Forums

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      Latest: Pot history Eric Group, Nov 6, 2015
    2. Bonsai Society / Club Forums

      Click here to be taken to the Bonsai Society / Club page. For your own Club forum, please contact us with your club name, location, and number of members.
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      Latest: Welcome! sorce, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:15 AM
    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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      Latest: Advanced wiring: using "fishhooks" Adair M, Feb 21, 2017 at 9:03 AM