Norfolk Island Pine Bonsai Tree

Norfolk Island Pine Bonsai Tree, scientific name Araucaria heterophylla, is native to Norfolk Island in the southern Pacific Ocean, east of Australia. This evergreen is often used  as a small table Christmas tree during holidays.

There is some confusion between Araucaria heterophylla and Araucaria columnaris that looks like A. heterophylla when young but changes its appearance as it gets older.

Pine trees are one of the less difficult species to grow in a bonsai form. [Read more…]