Japanese Elm Bonsai Specimen Tree

Enjoy some meditative greenery and cultivate your own delicate bonsai tree with this kit.

$36.00

Elm Essence

Patience is a virtue. The centuries-old Japanese tradition of bonsai stems from the meditative pursuit of the essence of nature over years of cultivation. Begin your exploration of this horticultural tradition with these bonsai specimen kits. Each one includes everything you need to start growing your own Japanese elm bonsai tree--seeds, growing medium, bonsai pruners, detailed directions, and a recycled US steel grow box.

A tree with classic character, Japanese Elm (Zelkova serrata) makes a truly distinctive bonsai. Long, delicate branches with small, serrated leaves that turn orange and yellow in autumn give this tree year-round appeal. It's considered to be one of the best bonsais for winter, when its array of attractive branches are not hidden by leaves. Kit made in Idaho.

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Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
metal, growing medium, recycled steel, japanese elm seeds
Measurements
4.5" L x 4.5" W x 7.25" H
Ingredients
Care
Plant according to included instructions.
Notes
Kit includes: tree seed, growing medium, bonsai scissors, recycled US steel box, directions.
Photo shows the elm at 4 years old.
Item ID
26771

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship in the US:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.

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LOVE IT

5

The kit is easy and gorgeous!

San Jose, CA

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Sadly disappointing

2

You have to plant the tree by yourself. By the looks of the photos it appears to be a full grown little tree. I feel like it was false advertising.

Milwaukee, Wi

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Very cool gift for someone interested in bonsai

5

Bought this for my boyfriend for his birthday. He's very interested in Bonsai, and was super excited to receive this.

Phoenix, az

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I love plants, and I have three baby trees growing so far!

5

It's early to comment because I haven't had it for long, but it's growing well, and I have high hopes for a beautiful tree.

South Glens Falls, NY

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Very pleased with the product

5

Product received on time and packaged appropriately.

Springfield, GA

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You are starting from a seed!

3

The bonsai "tree" came in a very nice galvanized steel box with a ribbon tied around it that contained the scissors. I was expecting a shoot or small "tree" like in the photo and not just a seed. I purchased the gift for my brother and hope he has the patience for it to grow before he can do the actual Bonsai

Grand Haven. MI

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A Perfect Uncommon Gift for an Uncommon Guy

4

A unique gift for someone impossible to shop for. Ties into his interest in things Japanese. This gift will be used all year; not just the two days after Christmas.

Milwaukee, WI

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Unique gift idea

4

This is a cute little project that my dad really enjoys

Los Angeles

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For those who have patience

2

I didn't realize this was a seed that had to be nurtured from scratch. It's still sitting on my table as I don't know where to start. I thought I'd have a little tree to start with. This was is not for the faint of heart.

bronx, NY

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Japanese Elm Bonsai Specimen Tree

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