Shangtung Maple in a Grow Pot (No. 15199)

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Shangtung Maple

From Joe Perry's Collection. The Shantung Maple Bonsai, also known as Acer truncatum, is a beautiful and versatile bonsai tree that showcases the exquisite charm of its larger counterpart. This bonsai is highly prized for its vibrant foliage, elegant structure, and year-round interest, making it a standout addition to any bonsai collection.


Key Features:


  1. Stunning Foliage: The Shantung Maple Bonsai is renowned for its striking, star-shaped leaves that change color with the seasons. In spring, the new growth emerges in a fresh, bright green. As the seasons progress, the leaves transform into a spectrum of colors, ranging from deep green in summer to vivid shades of yellow, orange, and red in the fall, creating a dynamic and eye-catching display.

  2. Textured Bark: As the Shantung Maple Bonsai matures, its bark develops a lovely, textured appearance that adds to the tree's visual appeal. The contrast between the smooth young branches and the rugged mature trunk enhances the overall aesthetic.

  3. Seasonal Interest: The Shantung Maple Bonsai offers year-round interest with its ever-changing foliage and attractive branch structure. Each season brings new colors and textures, ensuring that the bonsai remains a focal point in any setting.

  4. Ease of Care: The Shantung Maple Bonsai is relatively easy to care for, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced bonsai enthusiasts. It thrives in well-draining soil and prefers partial to full sun exposure. Regular watering, pruning, and occasional fertilization are essential to maintaining its health and shape.

  5. Versatile Styling: This bonsai species is highly adaptable and can be styled in various traditional bonsai forms. Its flexible branches and responsive growth make it an excellent choice for creative and intricate designs.


Symbolic Meaning: Maples are often associated with balance, peace, and beauty. The Shantung Maple Bonsai embodies these qualities, bringing a sense of harmony and natural elegance to any space.


Overall, the Shantung Maple Bonsai is an incredible specimen that combines vibrant foliage, elegant structure, and ease of care. It stands as a testament to the artistry and dedication involved in bonsai cultivation, offering both aesthetic pleasure and a profound connection to the beauty of the natural world.


About The Tree:

  • The Bonsai is 21" tall, measured from the table to the top of tree. The spread is 24". 
  • This tree ships in a 10" grow pot. 
  • Pictures taken June 26, 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.