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Erik Wigert

Wigert's Bonsai nursery has been established since 2003. Since then Erik has focused himself on Bonsai cultivation and production. Wigert's Bonsai has now become one of the leading wholesale suppliers of tropical pre-Bonsai in Florida. Additionally Wigert's Bonsai offers classes monthly for all skill levels.

Erik WigertErik has a passion for teaching the art of Bonsai and has taught extensively in Florida and elsewhere since 2003. He enjoys traveling and is available to travel internationally. He specializes in tropical Bonsai material and is available year-round for workshops and or demonstrations.

Quick facts

Appeared at these events: Epcot Center, Walt Disney World (2005-2012), Bonsai Society of Florida Convention (2008, 2010, 2011), Bonsai Tropical (2007), FELAB Convention (2010), Congreso Tatsugoro (2011), and others in the USA, Mexico and Brazil

Appeared in these magazines: In 2010, two of his trees were listed in the top 11 spots in the BCI Magazine International Bonsai Photo Contest

Awards: 2nd place winner of BCI Bonsai & Stone Appreciation Magazine Photo Contest 2011, Best Tropical Bonsai at the 1st US National Bonsai Exhibit (2008), 2nd place winner of Florida Bonsai Societies Scholarship Competition 2007, 2nd place at Joshua Roth New Talent Competition with American Bonsai Society 2006

Books: N/A

More information about Erik Wigert

Erik has taught programs for Bonsai clubs in Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Texas,Indiana, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Louisiana, Mississippi and Mexico.

In 2011 he toured Texas as the Lone Star Bonsai Federation's Guest Speaker and visited: Corpus Christie, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, Ft. Worth, and Longview.

Some of Erik Wigert's Bonsai trees

Bougainvillea by Erik Wigert
Bougainvillea 'Pink Pixie'

Calliandra bonsai

Raintree bonsai
Brazilian Rain Tree

Contact information

Location: North Fort Meyers, Florida, USA
Email: wigertsbonsai(at)

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