Bonsai

Outdoor bonsai trees are less like the typically imagined bonsai tree, but are hardy evergreens that rarely grow more than a foot in height and are easily trimmed back. 

 

Evergreen bonsai trees excel in rock gardens and traditional Japanese gardens. 

 

*Please note that the list is not current - it is a generalized list of our selection. Selection changes based on sales  and seasonal availability. If you're looking to request a specific variety, please call the store.*

 


 

Gemstone Hinoki Cypress

Requirements: Full sun to partial shade. 
 
Size: Grows 1-3" per year
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Dense and dramatic. Plants mature very slowly and can be clipped back to maintain small size. Excellent in rock gardens. 

Hedgehog White Spruce

Requirements: Full sun.
 
Size: Grows 1-3" per year.
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 3. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Thin, short needles of grayish blue-green grace this miniature conifer. Very slow-growing, an excellent hcoice for the rock garden. 

Kinpo Japanese White Pine

Requirements: Full sun, rich well-drained soil. 
 
Size: Grows 2-4" per year. 
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.
 
Bloom-time: 
 
Description: Graceful and picturesque, this small Japanese pine has twisted branches and grey textured bark. 

Miniature Common Juniper

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 
 
Size: Narrow upright growth habit. 
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 4.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: A durable, stocky plant with compact growth. Very useful for smaller landscapes. 

Shimpaku Juniper

Requirements: Full sun.
 
Size: Grows 3-6" a year. 
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 4.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: A juniper with a rich dark-green colour all will enjoy. 

Striebs Findling Cotoneaster

Requirements: Full sun to partial shade.  
 
Size: Grows 3-6" per year.
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: Spring
 
Description: This low, semi-evergreen groundcover will be covered in tiny green leaves, tiny flowers in spring and red berries in fall. 

Valley Cushion Mugo Pine

Requirements: Full sun, well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 3-5" per year. 
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 2.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: A cutting grown mugo with predictable uniformity that stays a medium green all year round. Fits into most confined spots.