1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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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: A little help please ... remember me? augustine, Jan 18, 2018 at 9:33 AM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut Contests
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      Latest: General comments Hack Yeah!, Jan 18, 2018 at 2:06 PM
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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: Just for your information Velodog2, Jan 18, 2018 at 7:26 PM
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    7. Site Feedback and Suggestions

      A forum to provide feedback and suggestions for the BonsaiNut Community forums.
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      Latest: WHAT is happening??? my nellie, Jan 17, 2018 at 1:01 AM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Pines With the Shortest Needles Bonsai Nut, Jan 18, 2018 at 7:17 PM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Shohin Literati Juniper Chinensis Adair M, Jan 18, 2018 at 5:25 PM
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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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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: First japanese maple!shohin tips Giga, Jan 18, 2018 at 5:34 PM
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    5. Elms

      For general care and styling of the Ulmus and Zelkova genera of trees.
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      Latest: New Water Elm sikadelic, Jan 16, 2018 at 9:54 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: Birch from seed Giga, Jan 18, 2018 at 7:14 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: Desert rose bright flowers Carol 83, Jan 18, 2018 at 6:28 PM
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    8. Fruiting

      For general care and styling of Apricots, Cherries, Quinces, and other fruiting trees.
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      Latest: Which fruit trees will survive a trunk chop? Bonsai Nut, Jan 18, 2018 at 6:16 PM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: Shohin Fukien Tea Vin, Jan 18, 2018 at 6:07 PM
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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: Portulacaria Afra willhopper, Jan 18, 2018 at 2:59 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 sorce, Jan 7, 2018
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    2. Cascade, semi-cascade

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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    3. Windswept, slant, literati

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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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 Ben over Rockish type Material. sorce, Jan 16, 2018 at 11:27 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: Truce. That $5 Alberta. Soldano666, Nov 12, 2017
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    6. Forests, saikei

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: your first forrest J. Adrian, Jan 17, 2018 at 5:24 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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      Latest: Sorce pots Owen Reich, Jan 18, 2018 at 7:33 PM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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      Latest: The Accent (Companion) Plant Thread cockroach, Jan 18, 2018 at 4:31 PM
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: FURUYA STONE #2 MACH5, Jan 5, 2018
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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: Bench build in process Tieball, Jan 18, 2018 at 12:07 AM
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    6. Prints, paintings, netsuke, and misc

      For discussion of bonsai-related Japanese arts.
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      Latest: Okada, Hanko Painting JudyB, Jan 1, 2018
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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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      Latest: Crepe myrtle Hack Yeah!, Nov 7, 2017
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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: Mame or Shito Ficus KingJades, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:35 PM
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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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      Latest: Collecting Hedge Maple (Acer campestre) pweifan, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:55 AM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propagating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Seeds, Lighting and Heat Mats. ohiogrown, Jan 18, 2018 at 12:51 PM
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    5. Shari, jins and deadwood

      For discussion of the creation and care of deadwood on trees.
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      Latest: Deadwood spots dirk hoorelbeke, Jan 18, 2018 at 6:18 AM
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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: Thaw Check! M. Frary, Jan 15, 2018 at 5:21 AM
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    7. Books, magazines, and videos

      For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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      Latest: Recommended Videos and Literature Sn0W, Jan 11, 2018
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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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    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: Small 6x6 greenhouse c54fun, Jan 15, 2018 at 8:22 AM
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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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    2. Tree selling

      A forum for offering trees for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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      Latest: Neo Japan's beauty Michi, Jan 4, 2018
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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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      Latest: In Search of Bonsai Today Magazine issues kakejiku, Jan 12, 2018 at 6:29 AM
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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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      Click here to be taken to the Bonsai Society / Club page. For your own Club forum, please contact us with your club name, location, and number of members.
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    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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      Latest: How to sharpen concave cutters (Guide) bleumeon, Jan 14, 2018 at 3:54 AM