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Outdoor Bonsai Trees

The UK's Finest Collection of Outdoor Bonsai Trees

Bonsai growers often regard the outdoor plants as the 'real' bonsai. These are the trees and shrubs that will grow outside without special protection. Many bonsai enthusiasts grow only outdoor bonsai because they are much easier to care for and there is more scope for creativity.

As outdoor bonsai grow faster than indoor bonsai, you will see the results of reshaping, wiring and pruning much sooner. Outdoor bonsai also offer more scope for practising the hobby. Some enthusiasts make their own bonsai from garden and nursery plants, and some collect the raw material from the wild. You can also propagate your own plants from seed or cuttings or by layering.

Outdoor bonsai can be taken indoors from time to time. In fact, in countries such as China and Japan, it is traditional to use bonsai to decorate the home, but the trees are kept indoors for only short periods. After a day or two they are returned to their outdoor positions. The choice of outdoor bonsai is much wider than of indoor species.
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Hawthorne Bonsai
Flowering Hawthorn Bonsai has lovely red flowers and is planted in a ceramic drum pot and stands approximately 86-88cm tall.
Pyracantha Bonsai | Large
Beautiful Large Pyracantha Tree, approximately 56-60cm tall and planted in a plastic bonsai pot.
Pyracantha Bonsai | Large
Beautiful Large Pyracantha Tree, approximately 56-60cm tall and planted in a plastic bosai pot.
Fagus sylvatica - Beech Starter Tree
Fagus sylvatica - Beech Starter Tree approximately 60-75cm tall.
Large Japanese Yew - Collection Only
Gorgeous Outdoors Japanese Yew Bonsai, planted in a mica pot and stands approximately 80-82cm tall. This is one of the many Japanese Yews imported twenty years ago and grown on in our field.
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Pinus thunbergii | Japanese Black Pine
This Black Pine Bonsai Tree has been shaped by Peter Chan and stands approximately 40-43cm tall planted in a plastic bonsai pot.
Satsuki Azelea 'Kotobuki Hime Ivo Shiro'
Superb Satsuki Azelea 'Kotobuki Hime Ivo Shiro' stands approximately 71-75cm tall and planted in a ceramic pot. We wouldn't be able ship via courier so please get in touch if you want this sent.
English Yew Bonsai Tree
Lovely English Yew Bonsai Tree planted in an unglazed bonsai pot and stands approximately 60cm tall. This would need to be collected from the nursery as this is a heavy tree.
English Yew Bonsai Tree
Gorgeous Outdoors English Yew Bonsai, planted in a mica pot and stands approximately 60-66cm tall with a massive trunk. Made from our own field grown material. Grown at Herons over 30 years.
Deodar Cedar Bonsai Making Kit
Outdoor Deodar Cedar Bonsai Making kit includes a tree, pot, soil and wire to shape.
Hawthorn | Bare Root Material
This is a field grown Hawthorn, COLLECTION ONLY.
Shishigashira Maple Bonsai Tree
Delightful Shishigashira Maple Bonsai Tree, stands approximaltey 47-50cm tall and in a ceramic bonsai pot. Picture taken in December.
Starter Bonsai Tree Bundle | Outdoor
This delightful outdoor bundle is a great starter kit and contains Larch, Cedar, Scots Pine you will also receive pots, soil and wire. Again follow Peter's YouTube videos on how to transform these starters into very nice bonsai.
Large Cedar of Lebanon Garden Tree | COLLECTION ONLY
Large Cedar of Lebanon grown on the Herons Nursery. You can pick the one you like from the nursery.
Stewartia monadelpha Bonsai Tree
Beautiful Stewartia monadelpha Bonsai Tree stands approximately 57-62cm tall and planted in a terracotta pot.
Wisteria Starter Material
Wisteria Starter Material, approximately 10-15cm tall (bottom of pot to top of tree) in a flower pot ready for you to grow on.
Hinoki Cypress in a Plastic Pot
Chamaecyparis obtusa. This lovely Hinoki Cypress has been planted in a plastic pot, approximately 20-26cm appearance may vary depending on season.
Zelkova Bonsai Tree | Root over Rock
Lovely Outdoor Root Over Rock Zelkova Bonsai Tree approximately 29-31cm tall.
DIY Mugo Pine Bonsai Kit
In this Do It Yourself Mugo Pine Bonsai kit you will receive a tree, plastic pot and wire to shape your tree (tree approximately 18-23cm, from bottom of pot to top of tree)
Satsuki Azalea (White/Pink) | COLLECTION ONLY
Satsuki Azalea Bonsai with white/pink flowers, approximately 100-105cm tall and in a ceramic pot.
Japanese White Pine Bonsai
Lovely Japanese White Pine, approximately 49-52cm tall and in a ceramic pot.
Chinese Juniper | Itiogawa bonsai tree
Chinese Itiogawa Juniper, between 50&54cm tall in a plastic pot.
Outdoor Chinese Juniper Bonsai Tree
Lovely Chinese Juniper Bonsai Tree, approximately 20-23cm tall in a ceramic bonsai pot. Please note that the trunk shape will vary.
Outdoors Ilex Crenata 'Japanese Holly'
Large Ilex Crenata 'Japanese Holly' Bonsai tree approximately 160-170cm tall, to be kept outside will need to be protected in winter. COLLECTION ONLY
Large Larch Field Grown Material | COLLECTION ONLY
Large Larch Tree field grown material. This is a COLLECTION ONLY ITEM due to its size.
Large Hornbeam | COLLECTION ONLY
Stunning Large Hornbeam Bonsai Tree, stands approximately 110-113cm tall and in an oval plastic bonsai pot.