Its not difficult to find crazy, strange or at least unusual Bonsai creations on the internet. In this Top 10 we have listed the most interesting images.
(#1) Bag End Bonsai landscape by Chris Guise
The wonderful Lord of the Rings movies were more than enough inspiration for Chris to recreate the Bag End landscape in miniature, with a stunning Bonsai as result. Read more about how it was made in the "Bag End Bonsai landscape" article!
(#2) Juniper Bonsai tree by Luis Vila
A Juniper Bonsai tree, placed in a unique Crescent Bowl which enhances the dramatic effect of the cascade composition. Photo by: Salvador De Los Reyes.
(#3) Crash Bonsai
Miniature cars folded around Bonsai trees, the result? Crash Bonsai (source).
(#4) Bonsai Art by Makoto Azuma
The Japanese artist Makoto Azuma created this exposition, using classic Japanese Bonsai trees.
(#5) Pine Bonsai at Ryokan Yachiyo
It took 30 years to grow the 6,5 foot (2 meter) branch of this Bonsai, at Kyoto Garden Ryokan Yachiyo. Read more on Bonsai in Japan. Photo by: Michael Bonsai.
(#6) An 800 year-old Bonsai tree at Shunkaen, by Kunio Kobayashi
A remarkable tree which is well known for its extremely high age; the tree is reported to be over 800 years old! Its owner, master Kunio Kobayashi, is one of the most well known Bonsai artists in the world and has won the prestigious Prime Minister award in Japan 4 times. His nursery, Shunka-en, is located in Tokyo and is open to visitors.
(#7) Juniper by Peter Ebensperger
Spectacular and very unique display. Slanting Juniper Bonsai composition, forest style. Picture by Peter Ebensperger.
(#8) Bonsai tree-houses / dioramas by Takanori Aiba
A truly stunning creation, combining a miniature city and a Bonsai tree into a "Bonsai Diorama".
(#9) Bonsai trunk fusion by Greg Wentzel
Trunk fusions are a grafting technique that use multiple rooted cuttings to create a large base trunk with a dramatic even taper in a relatively short time frame. Read more about it in the "Bonsai Trunk Fusion" article.
(#10) Apple on Bonsai tree
"Big apple on a tiny Bonsai tree". It looks photoshopped, but it is in fact a real Bonsai. Leaves can grow smaller, but often fruits remain relatively big. For more information, read the Fruits and Flowers with Bonsai article. Photo by: Flowerstory.