1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: Yellowness in my Bonsai Maxts99, May 24, 2017 at 9:15 PM
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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: Beginning Bonsai Questions sorce, May 28, 2017 at 2:55 PM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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      Latest: How you know you are a bonsai addict... PiñonJ, May 28, 2017 at 3:19 PM
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut Contests
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      Latest: Mame contest entry's M. Frary, May 28, 2017 at 12:05 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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      Latest: 2017 ABS Show Mellow Mullet, May 28, 2017 at 12:14 PM
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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: Hiking Thread sorce, May 28, 2017 at 3:07 PM
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    7. Feedback and Suggestions

      A forum to provide feedback and suggestions for the BonsaiNut Community forums.
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      Latest: About the wacky advertisements... Carol 83, May 24, 2017 at 2:23 PM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: All aboard the Mugo train! sorce, May 28, 2017 at 3:21 PM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Rmj, how much tree to use? wireme, May 28, 2017 at 12:21 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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      Latest: Lets spruce things up sorce, May 28, 2017 at 3:17 PM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Canceled grafted tree, best jm for bonsai? Stickroot, May 28, 2017 at 2:14 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: chinese elm mallsai Ross, May 28, 2017 at 11:50 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: collected trees 2017 sorce, May 28, 2017 at 3:12 PM
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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: Flowers 2017 milehigh_7, May 28, 2017 at 1:33 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: Olive tree sorce, May 28, 2017 at 2:49 PM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: A Ficus and a Confession Redwood Ryan, May 28, 2017 at 3:24 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: Ginkgo! JoeR, May 28, 2017 at 2:50 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: Baseball Boxwood Broom sorce, May 21, 2017
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    2. Cascade, semi-cascade

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Semi Cascade Nana Wilson, May 21, 2017
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    3. Windswept, slant, literati

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Intelligent conversation of the Literati ghues, May 27, 2017 at 6:36 PM
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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, May 28, 2017 at 7:12 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: Help with a collected raft StoneCloud, May 15, 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 Oscar Soriano, May 26, 2017 at 12:23 PM
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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      Latest: Some options for a display. sorce, May 10, 2017
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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      Latest: One of my favorite pots Starfox, May 27, 2017 at 5:01 AM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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      Latest: The Accent (Companion) Plant Thread ghues, May 27, 2017 at 6:24 PM
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: seiryu stones (pic heavy) makarovnik, May 7, 2017
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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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    6. Prints, paintings, netsuke, and misc

      For discussion of bonsai-related Japanese arts.
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      Latest: Old Scroll for Remount GrimLore, May 17, 2017
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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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    2. Small bonsai (Mame & Shohin)

      For discussion of styling and special care related to palm-size and smaller bonsai.
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      Latest: Rule of thumb for Mame cascades Cadillactaste, May 27, 2017 at 2:07 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: Collected some native conifers today PiñonJ, May 27, 2017 at 11:26 PM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propagating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Akward Air-Layering Question Rjoyce, May 28, 2017 at 9:53 AM
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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: Caring for shari BonsaiMobius, Apr 17, 2017
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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: Juniper pest PiñonJ, May 28, 2017 at 11:23 AM
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    7. Books, magazines, and videos

      For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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      Latest: Bonsai Masterclass Maple Bonsai JoeR, May 24, 2017 at 5:03 AM
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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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      Latest: Foliar Feeding - Myth? Yosemite Goat, May 28, 2017 at 1:37 PM
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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: $0.00 "Bench" Vindeezy, May 28, 2017 at 8:19 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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      Latest: Bonsaivision Tiki, May 17, 2017
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    2. Tree selling

      A forum for offering trees for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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      Latest: Good Source for Ginko's M. Frary, May 26, 2017 at 7:56 AM
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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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    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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      Latest: Shohin Cork Bark Elm Wanted backroadstraveler, May 27, 2017 at 9:48 PM
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    1. Sponsor Forums

      Click here to be taken to the Sponsor forum page.
      Latest: Pot history Eric Group, Nov 6, 2015
    2. Bonsai Society / Club Forums

      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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      Latest: Welcome! sorce, Feb 24, 2017
    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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      Latest: Introductory Soil Physics milehigh_7, May 15, 2017