Bonsai is known for its small size, but the effort to miniaturize trees is sometimes taken to the extreme. The results are tiny little trees (called Mame Bonsai, or Mini Bonsai). In this article we show you our top 10 of the smallest Bonsai trees.
(#1) Smallest Bonsai, an Acer Momiji
This is the smallest Bonsai tree that I know of, with a pending Guinness Record listing. The mini-Bonsai is an Acer Momiji. Photo by: Bonsaiguesthouse Osaka.
(#2) A tiny little Bonsai tree, by Eric Sin
A tiny little Japanese Bonsai tree, bearing fruits. By: Eric Sin.
(#3) Shohin crabapple by Katsumi Komiya
Berries on a Crabapple Bonsai tree, very small size (called Shohin). By: Katsumi Komiya
(#4) Shohin by Christian de Ross
Shohin tree, a Caliandra Brevipes. By: Christian de Ross.
(#5) Mini Bonsai tree, by 盆栽鉢 春嘉
Wonderful Firethorn (Pyracantha) Bonsai.
(#6) Shohin, by Morten Albek
Unique composition of pot and tree; a wonderful Maple Bonsai.
(#7) Flowering Mame Bonsai
A mame Bonsai with blossoms. By: 盆栽鉢 春嘉.
(#8) Mini Bonsai, by Jemmy Liauw
Beautiful mame Bonsai on a rock. By: Jemmy Liauw.
(#9) Juniper Shohin tree, by Morten Albek
Stunning Shohin tree, a Juniper bonsai. By: Morten Albek.
(#10) Another Juniper Shohin tree, by Morten Albek
Tiny little Bonsai tree. Photo by: Morten Albek.