Bonsai tree
species

Care guides for the common Bonsai tree species

In this section, we'll take a closer look into tree-species that are used for growing Bonsai, and Bonsai tree types. Each tree species has specific requirements for its cultivation, training, and care, so Bonsai tree identification is crucial to take proper care of your tree.

SELECTING TREE SPECIES

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Find your tree species

We categorized the tree species into Broadleaf evergreen (leaves year-round), Deciduous (sheds leaves in fall) and Conifers (with needles or scale-like foliage). If you need more help, try our Identify my Bonsai guide.

Broadleaf evergreen tree species

Tree species that never lose all of their leaves at a single time, though they do shed their leaves gradually throughout the year. We have 29 guides available in this category.

Deciduous tree species

Tree species that shed leaves in fall or in the dry season. We have 26 guides available in this category.

Pines and Conifers

Tree species with needle or scale-like foliage. We have 12 guides available in this category.

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