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The Japanese Needle Juniper has sharp, dark green, stinging needles with a narrow white line along their length.

While the pear trees in most cases are not fatally affected — they are newly infested each year again and they can even be treated successfully with a fungicide, an infested juniper normally cannot be cured.

Some species change their foliage color during frosty periods to a purplish brown which is connected with their frost protection mechanism.

Care guide for the Juniper Bonsai tree (Juniperus) – Bonsai Empire

His nursery, ShunkaEn, is located in Tokyo and is open to visitors. 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.

You can often find good Bonsai raw material there. Spectacular and very unique display.

Juniper Bonsai (Juniperus)

For more of his fascinating and sometimes unconventional work, check Kimura’s Bonsai garden! Repot the Juniper Bonsai tree once every two years, very old trees at longer intervals, using a basic or somewhat more draining soil mixture. As a rule of thumb, the blue-green junipers are more resistant than those with yellowish-green foliage. Continue reading about pruning Bonsai trees. Tree species Find species-specific information on your tree.


Otherwise the inner parts of the foliage pads will die. Before you water, the soil should dry slightly. Its needles are sharp but smaller and more delicate than those of the Japanese Needle Juniper. During winter the junipers must be kept in a place with enough light and they must be checked for pests regularly because pests can even occur in winter. There are also popular juniper species with needle-like foliage. Don’t prune the roots too aggressively.

The Sierra Juniper is a shrub or tree native to the western United States, growing in mountains at altitudes of —3, meters. The tree is posted in our Bonsai gallery or read more about Goshin.

Although all tree species can be used to grow a Bonsai, some tree species are very popular as they just look better when miniaturized. It is important though not to let the foliage pads get too dense, because otherwise pests can settle in them more easily. Started at age 15, Kimura was an apprentice to master Hamano in Omiya Bonsai village.

Junipers which are produced for Bonsai purposes junipwro already wired quite heavily in most cases when they are still very young. Both have scale-like foliage with a color ranging from yellowish-green to bluish-green or grayish-green.

The Japanese junipers are also not infested very often. The Juniper cannot live indoors. All parts of the Savin are poisonous. Naka donated it to the National Bonsai Foundation into be bbonsai at the United States National Arboretum; it has been there ever since.


Top Juniper Bonsai trees – Bonsai Empire

From the aesthetic point junpiero view we also want to achieve unobstructed structures and want to prevent the juniper from looking like broccoli. The juniper is a genus of about 50 – 70 species within the cypress family. Picture by Peter Ebensperger. Dramatically twisted shapes are very popular and correspond with the natural shapes that used to grow in the Japanese mountains in former times. A Juniper by Bonsai sensei Masahiko Kimura.

The two most popular juniper species for bonsai of the group with scale-like foliage are the Chinese Juniper and the Japanese Shimpaku which is a variety of the Chinese Juniper which was originally found in the Japanese mountains. Its leaves are scale-like, quite coarse and can be dark green or bluish-green.

For more information, read the Shunka-en Bonsai page! 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.

There are two groups of Junipers, one with scale-like foliage and the other one with needle-like foliage.