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Bonsai Apprentice Collection

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LIMITED OFFER Get my Bonsai Beginners E-Book free with this bundle. Simply add both the collection AND the e-book to your cart. At checkout use this discount code FREE_eBOOK 

What's included?

All you need when starting out in bonsai:

  1. Two 6" (roughly 15 x 12 x 6cm) glazed bonsai pots although actual designs may differ from the photo. (2 x GAS-0611)
  2. Japanese made, 155mm trimming bonsai scissors (ARS320DXT)
  3. Drainage mesh sheet to prevent growing medium from escaping through the pot drainage holes. (2011DM)
  4. A bag of 20 sachets of our incredibly popular BonsaiBoost fertilizer. (BBOOST)
  5. One roll of 100g brown anodized aluminium wire (100W).
  6. A 2L bag of our top selling seedling medium, the Professional Seedling Mix. (PSEEDM2)
  7. Two packets of indigenous tree seeds highly suited to bonsai cultivation (Seed varieties).

If you intend this collection as a gift please note that it is not sent gift wrapped and we are unfortunately not able to offer this service either.

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    Bonsai Tree Bonsai Apprentice Collection Review

    A beautiful package for gifts or self indulgence

    I bought this for an anniversary gift and it was packaged with great care. I thought the ceramics that came with the kit were such a stunning color. It also arrived faster than I expected (Western Cape). Great for a starter hobbyist

    Gabriella M.
    South Africa South Africa
    Bonsai Tree Bonsai Apprentice Collection ReviewBonsai Tree Bonsai Apprentice Collection Review

    The service was good. My starter kit was delivered in less than a week and it was nicely packaged. Unfortunately, none of the ficus natalensis seeds germinated and only 2 acacia seeds germinated.

    Ndumiso M.
    South Africa South Africa

    Bonsai Tree

    Thanks for the review Ndumiso and the pics. The challenge with the ficus seeds is that they are SOOOOOO tiny. You have to be careful not to plant them too deep. However do not give up hope, they may germinate yet as it has been pretty cold. Perhaps then you can increase your star rating for our services :)

    Bonsai Tree Bonsai Apprentice Collection Review

    Affordable Bonsai Kit

    Great value for money. I needed more pots so decided to buy this collection for all the additional goodies. The acacia seeds are growing really well in the Bloemfontein climate.

    Maheshini G.
    South Africa South Africa

    Bonsai Tree

    Thats awesome Maheshini! I am so glad you are having fun and success.

    Bonsai Tree Bonsai Apprentice Collection Review

    Bonsai apprentice Collection

    I am really impressed with the goods I received, super happy with my purchase. Previous seeds I bought in December 2019, this is just an example of my small collection. Regards Nadia

    Nadia P.
    South Africa South Africa

    Bonsai Tree

    Thats fabulous Nadia, thank you for sharing the photo too! Enjoy growing your bonsai.

    Bonsai Tree Bonsai Apprentice Collection ReviewBonsai Tree Bonsai Apprentice Collection Review

    A gift that keeps on giving!

    I received the Bonsai Apprentice Collection as a Christmas gift from my girlfriend and was extremely excited to start some future bonsai from seed. I received the Celtis Africana and Diospyros whyteana seeds in my kit. I planted 3 Celtis seeds in regular nursery seedling mix, all three of which germinated. I've since made cuttings from the seedlings and repotted into the included Bonsai Tree general soil mix to encourage a fine radial root system. The Diospyros seeds will be sown in the upcoming spring. Apart from the seeds and soil the rest of the collection is all top notch! I love using the pruning shears for general trimming and even some mild root pruning (I've since upgraded to the Kikuwa trimming scissors available from Bonsai Tree for my finer, more accurate pruning), and have used the 1mm wire on a few of the other trees in my collection. In spring 2 of my smaller trees will be going into the included pots for a fresh looks for the next few seasons. Excellent product, excellent service!

    Sean S.
    South Africa South Africa