1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: This sickness reasons M. Frary, Oct 14, 2017 at 3:00 AM
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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: I Ruined My Kiyohime Maple just.wing.it, Oct 18, 2017 at 3:16 AM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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      Latest: US Bonsai in 20 years? twisted trees, Oct 18, 2017 at 4:04 AM
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut Contests
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      Latest: Mame contest idea Cadillactaste, Oct 11, 2017
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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: Pro or Con Bolero, Oct 18, 2017 at 3:43 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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      Latest: Blood tests : Blood t Powsaids zoni, Oct 17, 2017 at 11:11 PM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Would you make this the front? chicago1980, Oct 18, 2017 at 4:06 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: Krummholz style spruce Arcto, Oct 17, 2017 at 5:17 PM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Japanese Maples in Australia Starfox, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:29 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: Broom Elm Fishtank307, Oct 18, 2017 at 1:06 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: Carpinus B Eric Group, Oct 18, 2017 at 4:05 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: Hurricane Irma downed Vitex rescue JoeH, Oct 18, 2017 at 1:36 AM
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    8. Fruiting

      For general care and styling of Apricots, Cherries, Quinces, and other fruiting trees.
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      Latest: Persimmon GrimLore, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:26 AM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: Should I Prune It? Josiana, Oct 18, 2017 at 2:17 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: China Doll house plant Nwaite, Oct 17, 2017 at 3:11 PM
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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: Bougie into a Cascade? Dorian Fourie, Sep 29, 2017
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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 bougie Steve C, Oct 7, 2017
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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: Ficus root over rock attempt Beanwagon, Oct 15, 2017 at 12:37 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: Willow raft AZbonsai, Oct 15, 2017 at 11:21 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) petegreg, Oct 13, 2017 at 10:27 AM
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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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: Mountain suiseki Giga, Oct 5, 2017
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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: Antique? MountainExplorer, Oct 17, 2017 at 12:40 PM
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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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      Latest: I was bored kevinlovett86, Oct 17, 2017 at 1:53 AM
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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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    4. Grafting, layering & propagating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Dogwood Air Layer Attempt...Round Two sorce, Oct 14, 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: Boxwood For Real. defra, Oct 17, 2017 at 2:14 AM
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    7. Books, magazines, and videos

      For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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      Latest: Bonsai Shunjyuu William N. Valavanis, Oct 12, 2017 at 2:25 PM
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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: Goelote? Calcined clay (LECA)? AutumnWolf13, Oct 17, 2017 at 8:42 AM
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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: Quick question about lighting MountainExplorer, Oct 16, 2017 at 1:16 PM
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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: Is Bonsai Mirai Live Worth $300/year? Anthony, Oct 14, 2017 at 7:21 AM
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    2. Tree selling

      A forum for offering trees for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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      Latest: Sierra Juniper on Auction Site Yosemite Goat, Oct 12, 2017 at 7:26 PM
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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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    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 Wisteria seeds GailC, Oct 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM
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    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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      Latest: Bonsai Fungus AZbonsai, Oct 10, 2017