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In gardens, concrete pots and on cemeteries on old graves that will be cleared there are often quite old junipers and if you are lucky the owner will allow you to dig one out for little money or a new plant. Its owner, master Kobayashi, is one of the most well known Bonsai artists in the world and has won the prestigious Prime Minister award in Japan 4 times.

The California Juniper is native to California and has bluish-grey scale-like foliage. There are numerous varieties and cultivars of the Chinese Juniper many of which are not easy to distinguish with certainty, care guidelines for these varieties are highly similar.

Goshin “protector of the spirit” is a Bonsai created by John Y. The Juniper Bonsai is generally a strong tree that also withstands aggressive pruning quite well. His nursery, ShunkaEn, is located in Tokyo and is open to visitors.

For more information, read the Shunka-en Bonsai page! Forum Join our Bonsai forum to ask your questions. The cones are often eaten by birds who spread the germinable seeds later with their droppings. A remarkable Juniperus which is well known for its extremely high age; the tree is reported to be over years old! In this article we list the ten most beautiful Juniper Bonsai trees.

Juniper Bonsai (Juniperus)

The Japanese junipers are also not infested very bonsaj. During the winter protect the tree once temperatures drop below degrees C 14F. There are two groups of Junipers, one with scale-like foliage and the other one with needle-like foliage. Do not trim the juniper like a hedge because the removal of all growing tips will weaken the tree and the cut will turn the needles brown.


All bonssai of the Savin are poisonous. The juniper is a genus of about 50 – 70 species within the cypress family. The rust fungus infests the junipers permanently and causes swellings from which hard, brown galls emerge. Specialized Bonsai traders offer everything from young plants, pre-Bonsai and pre-styled juniper trees up to high-value Bonsai, in various styles and shapes.

If they are large and honsai, you can split the deadwood off in order to bend the more flexible living parts.

There are also popular juniper species with needle-like foliage. Use normal organic fertilizer pellets or balls every month during the bobsai season or a liquid fertilizer each week.

If strong growth is desired some higher nitrogen levels can be applied in spring.

Top 10: Juniper Bonsai trees

Continue reading about watering Bonsai trees. Continue reading about pruning Bonsai trees. Spectacular and very unique display. Slanting Juniper composition, forest style.

Repot the Juniper Bonsai tree once every two years, very old trees at longer intervals, using a basic or somewhat more draining soil mixture. Both have scale-like foliage with a color ranging from yellowish-green to bluish-green or grayish-green. It is a forest planting of eleven Foemina Junipers, the earliest of which Naka began training into Bonsai in Junipers can be strongly bent, if necessary wrapped with raffia or tape as a protection, but you must be careful with parts which possess deadwood.

The Savin is a juniper from southern Europe, North-Africa and bonssi parts of Asia with scale-like foliage which can be finer or coarser and of different shades of green depending on its origin. While the pear trees in most cases are not fatally affected — they are juniperi infested each year again and they can even be treated successfully with a fungicide, an infested juniper normally cannot be cured. Misting the tree can be done regularly, especially after the tree has been repotted because it benefits from air humidity.


The triad of green foliage, reddish-brown or yellowish-brown bark and silvery white deadwood is very appealing.

Its leaves are scale-like and grayish or dark green and tend to grow quite dense. If you need help identifying your tree, try our Bonsai tree identification guide. Its needles are sharp but smaller and more delicate than those of the Japanese Needle Juniper. You can often find good Bonsai raw material there. Be careful not to water bonxai much, as the juniper roots don’t like soil wetness.

Its leaves are scale-like, quite coarse and can be dark green or bluish-green. Those parts break easily. It can last a few years until enough normal scale-like foliage has grown and all the needle-like foliage can be removed. Scale junipers usually have needle-like foliage when they are young called juvenile foliagethe typical scale-like foliage appears later. In late summer brownish proliferations grow from the bottom-sides of the leaves which release spores that infest junipers again.

Top Juniper Bonsai trees – Bonsai Empire

A big problem are fungal rust diseases. The foliage pads should be wired and fanned out after thinning when necessary, to let light and air get in. Acquisition of juniper Bonsai: The diverse juniper species and cultivars have a very different level susceptibility to rust fungus, there are also some which are regarded as resistant.