It's Sunday morning in Rochester, about time to announce the winning trees of the 5th US National Bonsai Exhibition! The judges had a hard time picking these winners, as the level of the show has risen substantially. Here goes...

 

 

 

Tsuga mertensiana

 

Mountain Hemlock

Finest Bonsai - winner of show
Mountain Hemlock, Tsuga mertensiana
Eric Schikowski

 

Sargent Juniper

Finest Shohin Bonsai
Japanese Five-Needle Pine, Dwarf Hinoki Cypress, Trident Maple, Zelkova and Sargent Juniper
Melvyn Goldstein

 

Mountain Hemlock, Tsuga mertensiana

Finest Evergreen Bonsai
Mountain Hemlock, Tsuga mertensiana
Michael Hagedorn

 

European White Birch, Betula alba

Finest deciduous Bonsai
European White Birch, Betula alba
Dennis Vojtilla

 

Japanese Red Pine

Finest classical Bonsai
Japanese Red Pine, Pinus densiflora
Gary Gunrow

 

Tiger Bark Fig

 

Accet plant

Finest Tropical Bonsai & Finest accent plant
Tiger Bark Fig, Ficus microcarpa
Hoe Chuah

 

Colorado Blue Spruce

Finest Japanese Bonsai display
Colorado Blue Spruce, Picea pungens
Suthin Sukolosovisit

 

Itoigawa Sargen Juniper

Finest medium size Bonsai
Itoigawa Sargent Juniper, Junipers chinensis
Boon Manakitivipart

 

 

Colorado Blue Spruce

 

Colorado Blue Spruce

Finest All American composition
Colorado Blue Spruce, Picea pungens
Jason Eider

 

Scots Pine, Pinus sylvestris

Finest natural Bonsai
Scots Pine, Pinus sylvestris
John Jaramillo

 

Juniperus procumbens

Finest creative Bonsai
Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper, Juniperus procumbens
Creighton Bostrom

 

Colorado Blue Spruce

ABS Award
Colorado Blue Spruce, Picea Pungens
Todd Schlafer

 

Plateau Stone, Japan

Finest Suiseki
Plateau Stone, Japan - Seta river
Michael Sullivan