Wolfgang Putz was born in September 1969 in Austria. His job is landscape gardener, and has various hobbies including cacti, petrified wood, hosta's etc., but his big hobby is Bonsai and accent plants.

Wolfgang PutzHis collection contains over 200 Bonsai and yamadori trees and about 500 accent plants. He has followed workshops from Pius Notter, Gerhard Vorderwülbecke, Serge Clemence, Angel Mota, Kazuichi Kokubo, Jürgen Zaar, Walter Pall, Jim Doyle, Francois Jeker and "Scuola D'Arte bonsai" school with Auer Othmar since 2002. To collect yamadori he goes to Austria, Switzerland, Croatia, Bavaria, Finland and Mallorca. He is a member of Bonsai Club Tyrol, German Bonsai Club and Bonsai Club "AK bonsaifreunde Straubing".


Quick facts

Appeared at these events: 4th World Bonsai Convention, Ginkgo Award (2003 & 2005), EBA Congress (2007 & 2008) and some other European Bonsai exhibitions in Germany, Italy and Austria

Appeared in these magazines: Bonsai Art, Natur und Mensch, Bonsai Kunst, Bonsai Today, BCD-bonsai-Magazine, Bonsai Europe etc.

Awards: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 under the top 100 of the JAL World Bonsai Contest.

Books: N/A



Some of Wolfgang Putz's Bonsai trees

Acer buergerianum by Wolfgang Putz

Acer Buergerianum


Larix decidua (Larch bonsai)

Larix Decidua


Tilia platyphyllos bonsai

Tilia Platyphyllos



Contact information

Location: Alberndorf in der Riedmark, Austria

Email: wolfg.putz(at)aon.at

Website: www.yamadori-bonsai.info