25+ year old Shimpaku Juniper in a Handmade Ceramic Pot No. 12482

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One-Of-A-Kind Shimapku Juniper

This is a Shimpaku that we acquired in 2023 from a private collector, downsizing. It was repotted in spring 2023, and notice the small chip on the lip of the handmade pot. It features nice trunk movement. Can't go wrong for the price.

The Shimpaku bonsai, scientifically known as Juniperus chinensis 'Shimpaku', is a popular and highly prized species of bonsai tree. It belongs to the juniper family and is renowned for its graceful, compact foliage, intricate branching patterns, and versatile growth habits.

The foliage of the Shimpaku juniper is its most distinctive feature. The foliage is scale-like and tightly packed, forming dense clusters along the branches. The color of the foliage varies with the seasons and environmental conditions, ranging from bright green in spring and summer to a richer, deeper green in winter.

Shimpaku bonsai have an intricate branching structure that can be manipulated and shaped with pruning and wiring. The branches tend to grow in sweeping, horizontal patterns, creating a sense of movement and elegance in the overall design.

Shimpaku bonsai can be found in various styles, such as formal upright, informal upright, cascade, and windswept, allowing bonsai artists to showcase their creativity and expertise.

In Japanese culture, junipers, including the Shimpaku variety, are often associated with longevity, strength, and resilience. They are frequently used in bonsai to convey a sense of endurance and harmony with nature. Shimpaku bonsai, in particular, are treasured for their aesthetic appeal and symbolic representation of the enduring qualities of life.

Please ask questions prior to purchasing. 

About the Tree:

  • Height: 27" from Soil to Top of Tree 
  • Spread: 18"
  • Pot: 10.5" Handmade Ceramic Pot. Potter Unknown
  • Tree Photographed August 22, 2023
  • Ships from our Massachusetts Nursery

IMPORTANT: We Can NOT ship Junipers to California. It's a USDA State Regulation

The Tree you see is the tree you will receive.

 *** This is an expensive Bonsai. We've likely been watering, fertilizing, pruning, and weeding this tree for a long time. Once this tree leaves our facility, watering, fertilizing, etc is beyond our control. If you buy this bonsai, we assume you're a responsible person and that you know what you are purchasing. THEREFORE - The Buyer acknowledges and agrees that NEBG makes no warranties once the Product leaves our nursery. All One-Of-A-Kind Trees are listed AND sold “as is”. Sales are considered final. No refunds or exchanges will be offered in any instance. NEBG assumes no responsibility for the health and welfare of the products after they leave our nursery. Please ask care questions prior to buying, if you are unsure.