Barbados Cherry Bonsai Tree

Barbados Cherry Bonsai Tree, scientific name Malpighia Pendiculata, is a delightful tropical ornamental plant that produces beautiful pink flowers witch grow in clusters. Flowers are followed by red edible berries.

It is great for bonsai because of its small leaves that vary in shape from oval to holly, rough bark and a root system that is naturally exposed.

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Family: Malpighiaceae

Scientific name: Malpighia Pendiculata

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Chinese Fringe Flower Bonsai Tree

Chinese Fringe Flower Bonsai Tree, scientific name Loropetalum chinensis, is native to Japan and southeastern Asia including southern China. 

It produces beautiful showy bright pink flowers. Easy to grow, cold hardy tree that can be grown indoors or outdoors.

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Family: Hamamelidaceae

Scientific name: Loropetalum chinensis

Common Names: Chinese Fringe Flower, Loropetalum, Chinese Witch Hazel.

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Japanese Honeysuckle Bonsai Tree

Japanese Honeysuckle Bonsai Tree, scientific name Lonicera japonica, is native eastern Asia including China, Japan, and Korea.

One interesting characteristic of this tree is that it is deciduous when grown in cold climates and evergreen in warm areas. It is a very cold hardy plant, and if grown in a colder climate, can tolerate temperatures down to -20F.

This plant is used in traditional Chinese medicine. It bears fragrant flowers that produces honey-flavored nectar that attracts bees and birds, hence the common name Japanese Honeysuckle.

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Glossy Privet Bonsai Tree

Glossy Privet Bonsai Tree, scientific name Ligustrum lucidum, is native to native to China, Korea and Japan.

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Family: Oleaceae (olive Family)

Scientific name : Ligustrum lucidum

Common Names: Glossy Privet, Wax-Leaf Privet, Wax-Leaf Ligustrum, Tree Privet.

Origin: It is native to China, Korea and Japan.

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Lignum Vitae Bonsai Tree

Lignum Vitae Bonsai Tree, scientific name Guaiacum officinale, became very popular for its hard, extremely heavy wood known for its durability, waxiness and self-lubricating qualities.

It the heaviest and densest wood in the world and will rapidly sink to the bottom when placed in water. Lignum vitae means “long life” in Latin, which comes from its medical uses.

The resin has been used to treat a variety of medical conditions from coughs to arthritis.

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Family: Zygophyllaceae

Scientific name: Guaiacum officinale

Common Names: Lignum Vitae, Tree of Life, Ironwood, Guajacum, Guaiac, Lignum Benedictum, Lignum Sanctum, Palus Sanctus.

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Mimosa Bonsai Tree

Mimosa Bonsai Tree, scientific name Leucaena leucocephala, is a deciduous plant that can tolerate drought and is easy to grow.

It produces beautiful creamy flowers that look like powder puff or pom poms. It is native to southern Mexico and northern Central America where it is widely planted for fodder and firewood. Great for indoors.

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Family: Mimosaceae

Scientific name: Leucaena leucocephala., Acacia glauca Willd., Leucaena glabrata Rose, Leucaena glauca auct., Mimosa leucocephala Lam.

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Bay Leaf Bonsai Tree

Bay Leaf Bonsai Tree, scientific name Laurus nobilis, is a shrubby evergreen with dark glossy leaves that are widely used as a culinary herb to flavor soups, stews, braises and pates. It is native to southern Mediterranean region. Great for indoors.

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Family: Lauraceae

Scientific name: Laurus nobilis

Common Names: Bay Laurel, Bay, Bay Leaf, Laurel, Sweet Bay.

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Tangerine Bonsai Tree

Tangerine Bonsai Tree, scientific name Citrus reticulata ‘Kishu’, is known for its sweet, juicy, seedless, orange fruits “tangerines”.

It also produces fragrant white flowers during spring months. This tree is very easy to grow and maintain. It is great for indoors.

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Family: Rutaceae

Scientific name: Citrus reticulata ‘Kishu’

Common Names: Citrus Tree, Mandarin, Satsuma, Tangerine, Dwarf Seedless Kishu Mandarin, Dwarf Kishu Tangerine.

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