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Z for Zelkova

Z for Zelkova With only six species, the Zelkova genus is probably one of the smallest genera grown as bonsai. It’s actually part of the

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Y for Yew

Y for Yew We’ve finally reached the majestic Yew genus. With only about 16 species still alive today, there are four species that have become

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X for Xylosma

X for Xylosma If this genus name is hard for you to say, you can try brushholly instead. As part of the willow family (Salicaceae),

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W for Wisteria

W for Wisteria As one of the genera with only a few species, the Wisteria tree is probably one you already know. Growing natively in

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V for Viburnum

V for Viburnum Consisting of a massive genus of about 175 species, Viburnum isn’t an everyday name you’ll hear spoken in the bonsai community. It’s

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U for Ulmus

U for Ulmus You’ve finally reached the majestic Elm genus I mentioned before, swapping it from E to U. You’ve no doubt heard about the

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T for Texas Ebony

T for Texas Ebony Here’s one of our bonsai species from the legume or bean family. As the name implies, it’s mostly found in Texas,

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S for Spruce

S for Spruce Picea, or Spruce, is another genus in the Pine family that’s quite popular as a bonsai. While they aren’t available everywhere, they’re

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Q for Quercus

Q for Quercus While Q may have been a challenging letter for other categories, Quercus was the obvious answer for an alphabetical list of bonsai

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P for Pomegranate

P for Pomegranate The Pomegranate tree is a species that belongs to the Lithrum family. It’s a stunning fruit tree that bears massive fruit with

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O for Olive

O for Olive There are two aspects I want to cover for the Olive bonsai tree. Firstly, there’s the Olea genus which has about 40

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M for Maple

M for Maple You might know the Acer genus name more, but many of us prefer to go by Maple. Of course, one of the

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L for Lemon

L for Lemon Let’s follow that one up with a species that’s definitely part of the Citus genus. I’m not sure how many of you

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K for Kumquat

K for Kumquat Yes, actress Nina Dobrev revealed to Vin Diesel in the Return of Xander Cage movie that Kumquat is her safe word, but

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J for Juniper

J for Juniper I’m sure many of you know the Juniper bonsai tree. Made famous by the Karate Kid movies, there are just less than

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I for Italian Cypress

I for Italian Cypress Also known as the Mediterranean or Tuscan Cypress, the Italian Cypress bonsai is one that’s doing particularly well on our site.

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