Bonsai Species Guide


What follows is a breakdown of the Species I use or have used for Bonsai in the past and presently.

It won’t be an extensive or an exhaustive list, but I will add my thoughts and views as well as experiences of working with the following Species as Bonsai Material.

Current Stock of Bonsai Species being cultivated by RBT:

  • Chinese Elm
  • Larch
  • Pine (Black, Scots, Mugo, Stone)
  • Olive
  • Ginko biloba
  • Japanese Pagoda
  • Redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens)
  • Cedrus deodara
  • Cotoneaster


Larch/Larix РView the More detailed Guide here.

Larix decidua & Larix leptolepis are the variety I grow from Seed.