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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
Mountain Maple Starter Trees | 7 Trees
7 x Mountain Maple Starter Trees, anything up to a metre tall. Please note they will have various heights and trunk thickness.
£29.00
Mountain Maple Starter Trees | 11 Trees
11 x Mountain Maple Starter Trees, anything up to a metre tall. Please note they will have various heights and trunk thickness.
£49.00
Dawn Redwood Bonsai Making Kit
Outdoor, Deciduous Dawn Redwood Bonsai Making Kit, includes tree, pot, soil and wire (tree approximately 60-77cm tall) please note that each tree will vary is size, shape and trunk thickness.
£22.00
Atropurpureum Maple Starter Tree
Atropurpureum Maple Starter Tree. Please note that each tree will vary in height, trunk shape and size (approx 45-90cm)
£10.00
Deodar Cedar Starter Tree
Deodar Cedar Starter Tree. Approximately 40-55cm tall. Please note size, trunk thickness shape and appearance will vary.
£5.00
Malus Hybrid Everest | Crab Apple Starter Material
Crab Apple Starter Material or Hybrid Evereste - one of the best crab apples to grow. Approximately 50-70cm tall. Please note that the trunk, shape and size of the tree will vary.
£19.00
DIY Maple Forest Material | 7 Trees
Fancy making your own Maple Forest? You will receive 7 trees (approximately 30-80cm tall) Includes shallow oval pot. Trees will vary in height, trunk and shape.
£36.00
DIY Maple Forest Material | 9 Trees
Fancy making your own Maple Forest? You will receive 9 trees (approximately 30-80cm tall) Includes shallow oval pot. Trees will vary in height, trunk and shape.
£44.00
Picea 'Spruce'
Picea 'Spruce' in a plastic pot and up to a meter in height. One of our most popular material for workshops and DIY projects. See Peter's YouTube video on how to make this into a stunning bonsai. That video has over 1.1 million views!!!
£49.00
Picea Glauca Starter Material | 5 Trees for 20
Picea Glauca Starter Material, 5 Trees for 20 (Trees approximately 45-65cm) These trees would be great for use in a forest group.
£20.00
Picea Glauca Starter Material
Picea Glauca Starter Material - approximately 45-65cm. Special Price whilst stock last.
£5.00
Picea 'Glauca Perfecta'
Picea 'glauca perfecta' in a plastic flower pot approximately 40-55cm tall (bottom of pot to top of tree - the tree is approximately 25-33cm)
£19.00
Picea Bonsai Making Kit
- Picea Bonsai Making Kit, includes: Picea, Plastic Pot, Wire & Soil.
£34.00
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