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Bonsai Tree and Bamboo Arrangements

What used to be a pastime exclusive to aristocrats, priests, and other high-ranking Japanese people has become a worldwide sensation that green thumbs enjoy across the globe. Known for their unique size and their minimalist beauty, bonsai trees and bamboo plants are a gorgeous addition to any desk space or home tabletop. Check out our bamboo plant and bonsai tree delivery options.

Bonsai Tree Delivery FAQs

What does a bonsai tree symbolize?

Bonsai trees are symbols of harmony, balance, good conscience, peace, and all that is good in nature. Japanese sensibilities are perfectly represented through bonsai plants— the simplicity and balance of Japanese offices, homes, art, gardens, architecture, and lifestyles come to life through the art of bonsai.   The ultimate goal of growing bonsai is to create a miniaturized yet realistic representation of a tree. Since bonsai are not genetically dwarfed, any tree species can be used to grow a bonsai plant.

Is a bonsai tree a good gift?

No matter what occasion you’re shopping for, a bonsai tree is a great gift idea for anyone on your gift list. Just like most potted plants, bonsai are great year-round joys. Much like orchids, bonsai trees require little care for beautiful upkeep. Whether you’re shopping for a green thumb or a lover of aesthetics, the easy-to-care-for nature of bonsai trees makes them an excellent, festive option.   If the recipient on your gift list is at all interested in blooming plants or dish garden plants, our vast inventory of beautiful plants and greenery will impress.

How big will a bonsai tree grow?

Bonsai trees maintain their miniature stature for their entire lives, rarely ever exceeding one-meter tall. There are ten different size classifications for bonsai trees you should know before placing your bonsai tree delivery. These include:
  1. Keshitsubo: 1-3" (3-8 cm)
  2. Shito: 2-4" (5-10 cm)
  3. Mame: 2-6" (5-15 cm)
  4. Shohin: 5-8" (13-20 cm)
  5. Komono: 6-10" (15-25 cm)
  6. Katade-mochi: 10-18" (25-46 cm)
  7. Chumono / Chiu: 16-36" (41-91 cm)
  8. Omono / Dai: 30-48" (76-122 cm)
  9. Hachi-uye: 40-60" (102-152 cm)
  10. Imperial: 60-80" (152-203 cm)
If you had your heart set on succulent delivery, consider a bonsai plant before making your final decision. Just like succulents, bonsai trees come in all sizes and make stunning desktop or zen garden additions.

Are bonsai trees hard to care for?

Though caring for bonsai trees is different than your average indoor green plant, maintenance is still very straightforward. There are four important elements to taking care of a bonsai tree: light, humidity, watering, and temperature.   Use these tips to keep the bonsai looking fresh and healthy. ●     Bonsai trees need plenty of direct sunlight, they should be in a spot that gets plenty of intense sunshine ●     Only water the bonsai when needed, not on a routine schedule ●     If the bonsai is a tropical species, keep it in warm temperatures, if it’s subtropical, keep it in cool temperatures   Keep the bonsai in a humid spot, or use a humidity tray filled with water as substitute