Japanese Black Pine in a 13" Unglazed Ceramic Pot - No. 17714

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Japanese Black Pine

This is an incredible Japanese Black Pine. 

It was originally imported from Japan and is known as Pinus thunbergii. Japanese Black Pines is a stunning and iconic tree that epitomizes the art of bonsai. Renowned for its strength, beauty, and resilience, this bonsai captures the essence of traditional Japanese aesthetics and craftsmanship.

Key Features:

  1. Majestic Presence: The Japanese Black Pine Bonsai boasts a powerful, rugged trunk with beautifully textured bark that adds a sense of age and character. Its strong, angular branches create a dynamic and dramatic silhouette that exudes a sense of timeless elegance.

  2. Vibrant Needles: This bonsai features dark green, glossy needles that are densely packed, providing a lush and vibrant appearance year-round. The needles are long and stiff, adding to the tree's overall robust and hardy look.

  3. Artistic Structure: The Japanese Black Pine is highly valued for its ability to be shaped and styled into various traditional bonsai forms, such as formal upright, informal upright, slanting, and cascading styles. Its flexible branches and strong growth make it a favorite among bonsai artists for creating stunning, intricate designs.

  4. Seasonal Interest: Throughout the year, this bonsai offers changing visual appeal. In spring, new candle-like growth emerges, which can be pinched back to maintain its shape. The contrasting textures of the dark bark, green needles, and emerging candles make for a captivating display.

  5. Longevity and Symbolism: The Japanese Black Pine is a symbol of longevity and perseverance, often seen as a representation of strength and endurance. Its ability to thrive in various conditions and its long lifespan make it a meaningful addition to any bonsai collection.

  6. Cultivation and Care: While it requires a bit more attention than some other species, the Japanese Black Pine is well worth the effort. It thrives in full sun and prefers well-draining soil. Regular watering, proper pruning, and occasional wiring are essential to maintaining its shape and health. With the right care, this bonsai can live for decades, becoming a cherished family heirloom.

Symbolic Meaning: In Japanese culture, the Black Pine is often associated with resilience, wisdom, and steadfastness. Owning and caring for a Japanese Black Pine Bonsai is not just about aesthetic pleasure but also about embracing these deeper values.

Overall, the Japanese Black Pine Bonsai is an incredible specimen that combines rugged beauty, intricate design, and symbolic depth. It is a testament to the artistry and dedication of bonsai cultivation, offering both visual splendor and a profound connection to nature's enduring strength.

This tree is INCREDIBLE. 

About The Tree:

  • The Bonsai is 18" tall, measured from the soil to the top of tree. The spread is 24". 
  • This tree sits in a 13" unglazed ceramic pot. 
  • Pictures taken June 27, 2024 

The Tree you see is the tree you will receive. 

Important Shipping Guidelines: 

  • We cannot ship to a FPO, APO, P.O. Box or to locations in Alaska, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hawaii or anywhere internationally.
  • All Bonsai are shipped direct from the nursery and may ship separately from other items purchased via NEBG
  • Most Shipments of Trees are released on Mondays and Tuesdays only to avoid being held in-transit over weekends.
  • If extreme weather is expected, we may delay shipping your Bonsai tree to guarantee a healthy arrival; in such a case we will contact you. We are shipping living trees and must be conscious of the temperature conditions to the delivery address, as well as, while in transit. That said, we reserve the right to hold the tree(s) to guarantee a healthy delivery. We will Hold Your Tree Until It is Safe to Ship. 

 *** 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.