1. Ferg91

    Stratification/Germination Acacia&Sakura

    I’ve tried germinating acacia and Sakura seeds three times now from purchases on Amazon I now purchased more viable seeds from individuals on Etsy. I was just looking for other people who have successfully germinated these and to see if their method was different than mine thank you.
  2. Bonsaiish

    Styling a Senegalia (acacia) burkei - advice needed

    Hi all! First time poster here… I bought a black monkey thorn from a nursery 10 days ago. The tree was in dire need of some TLC so I decided it should come home with me. (When my husband saw it, he said it’s the ugliest thing he’s ever seen). I repotted it in a plastic container with bonsai...
  3. abugoogoo

    Umbrella Thorn substrate choices

    Morning guys n gals, I have some umbrella thorns that I started from seed about a year ago. I repotted the 3 survivors, along with some new seedlings yesterday. I went with a mix of 50/50 lava and pumice, with some desert sand thrown in, as the reading I've done on these says that they like...
  4. Dorian Fourie

    Black Monkey Thorn Bonsai #4

    I recently received this Black monkey thorn (Senegalia burkei) from a friend who is emigrating to Australia. She can unfortunately not take it with them when they go so she entrusted it to me. According to the tag on the tree, it was started in 1995 making it 22 yrs old. Over the next...
  5. A

    Unknown pest or disease

    Hi, I have (probably) Acacia tree planted indoors from the seed. For the past 3 weeks it has been having issues with some pest or disease. White spots appeared on one branch and now are very slowly spreading to the other parts. Could you please help me? Thanks! Drew
  6. Angela

    Acacia Advice, Please?

    Hi there! So I'm not sure if there's a forum for this, so sorry if I'm messing this up ... This is my first ever bonsai. My parents got it for me. It's an Acacia, though I'm not sure what type -- it has thorns and the bark of the trunk has an almost feathery texture - it's soft and if you...
  7. Acacia_Bmt


    A black monkey thorn from the SABA convention, not mine. Fantastic bark texture though.
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