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Starter Bonsai Trees

We have the Finest Selection Of Starter Bonsai Trees for you if you wish to grow your bonsai from scratch - and some people do. Sowing from seed is one way of making bonsai from scratch but this can be a long tedious process. The other approach is to use young trees and shrubs which are already established, so you have a head start to begin with.  This is how we at Herons make most of our hardy bonsai and these "Starters" are the ideal material for your bonsai journey. Watch Peter's YouTube videos to see what can be achieved in just a few minutes with just some wire and pruninng.

Most of the varieties offered here are hardy and easy to grow. They are also very popular on our workshops. The conifers in particular are very easy to wire into recognisable bonsai shapes and are extremely hardy. They don't even need protection from the frosts.
The ones on special offer are very good value.
Our Products
Juniper Blaaws Starter Tree
Juniper Blaaws Starter Bonsai tree size, shape and thickness will vary (approximate size from top of the soil 45cm tall)
£29.00
Pyracantha Starter Tree & Pot
Pyracantha Starter Tree & Plastic Pot. Please note that each tree will vary is size, thickness, height and trunk shape approximately 40-58cm tall.
£29.00
Pyracantha Starter Tree & Pot
Pyracantha Starter Tree & Plastic Pot. Please note that each tree will vary is size, thickness, height and trunk shape approximately 40-55cm tall.
£29.00
Hornbeam Starter Trees
Hornbeam starter tree, please note that the size, shape and trunk thickness will vary. approximately 40-47cm tall.
£19.00
Yew Starter Tree
Yew Starter Tree. Please note that these will vary in size, shape and trunk thickness (approximately 25-35cm tall)
£4.00
Out Of Stock
Wisteria Starter Tree
Wisteria Starter tree. Size, shape and trunk thickness will vary (approximate size between 20-30cm tall)
£5.00
Out Of Stock
Mountain Maples 2 for 35
Special Offer 2 Mountain Maples for 35. Please note that size, shape, height and trunk thickness will vary (approximately 30-50cm tall) and may be in a different colour flower pot.
£35.00
Rhododendron Wee Bee
Rhododendron Wee Bee approximately 30-32cm tall and in a flower pot.
£29.00
Paperbark Maple Bonsai Starter Tree
1 x Paperbark Maple
£10.00
Mountain Maples 15 Each
Mountain Maples 15 each. Please note that size, height and trunk thickness will vary (approximately 30-50cm tall)
£15.00
Cotoneaster Bonsai Starter Trees
Cotoneaster Bonsai Starter Trees. Please note that the size and shape will vary as each starter tree is unique (approx 15-25cm tall - branch structure different for each)
£4.00
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis' | Hinoki Cypress Starter Tree
Small Hinoki Cypress starter tree approximately 18-26cm tall and in a flower pot. Please note the size, shape and flower pot colour will vary.
£10.00
San Jose Juniper Starter Tree
Own grown San Jose Juniper Starter Bonsai tree size, shape, height and thickness will vary between trees (approximately 10-20cm tall)
£5.00
Fuji Cherry Starter Tree
Fuji Cherry Pre-Bonsai Starter Tree. These trees are shaped as potential by Peter and all you need to do is to pot them up into suitable bonsai pots. iEach tree will vary slightly in shape, size and trunk (approximately 30-50cm tall)
£29.00
Pinus Mugo 'Gnom' | Starter Tree Material
Pinus Mugo 'Gnom' Starter Tree Material approximately 40-53cm tall and in a flower pot.
£49.00
Cryptomeria Japonica Vilmoriana - Starter Material
Cryptomeria Japonica Vilmoriana starter material. Approximately 26-31cm tall and in a flower pot.
£15.00
Common Juniper Forest Bundle | 10 Trees
Common Juniper Forest Bundle. These trees have shed their lower branches so make great forests. The size, shape and trunk size will vary approximate height 30-60/70cm tall. Reduced to Clear.
£25.00
 Stewartia Starter
Stewartia starter Tree in a flower pot, varying slightly in size and thickness approximately 45-60cm tall.
£14.00
Japanese Quince Starter Tree
Japanese Quince or Chaenomeless japonica starter tree material. Please note that each tree will vary in size, shape and trunk (approximately 25-45cm tall)
£29.00
Crab Apple Starter Kit
Crab Apples Starter Ki:-t 1 x Seed Tray, 1 x Soil, 5 x Crab Apples, 1 x Bonsai Basic Handbook
£10.00
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis' | Hinoki Cypress Starter Material
Hinoki Cypress starter material approximately 42-45cm tall and in a flower pot.
£49.00
Rhododendron | Scarlet Wonder
Rhododendron Scarlet Wonder approximately 30-35cm tall and in a flower pot.
£29.00
Rhododendron Impeditum
Rhododendron Impeditum approximately 30-38cm tall and in a flower pot.
£29.00
Cryptomeria Japonica 'Yokohama' - Starter Material
Cryptomeria Japonica Yokohama starter material. Approximately 28-39cm tall and in a flower pot. Please note that the size, shape and height will vary.
£19.00
Rhododendron Blue Diamond
Rhododendron Blue Diamond approximately 40-50cm tall and in a flower pot.
£29.00
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