The Trident Maple (Acer buergerianum) bonsai is a captivating and popular species within the world of bonsai cultivation. Known for its distinctive three-lobed leaves and graceful branching structure, the Trident Maple offers a harmonious blend of elegance and adaptability.
The beauty of this 10+ year Old Trident Maple pre-bonsai lies in its potential. With the right care, training, and patience, this young tree can be transformed into a breathtaking bonsai that embodies the characteristics of strength, resilience, and natural grace. Its journey from a simple pre-bonsai to a refined masterpiece is a testament to the artistry and dedication of bonsai cultivation.
This tree has great trunk movement! This was a field grown to one-day, become a bonsai tree.
The three-lobed leaves of the Trident Maple are a key distinguishing feature. They are typically vibrant green in spring and summer, transitioning to hues of red, orange, or yellow in the fall, creating a stunning display of autumn color.
The bark of the Trident Maple evolves over time, starting as smooth and light gray when young and gradually developing into a textured, fissured appearance with age. This bark transformation contributes to the bonsai's character and sense of age.
The branching structure of the Trident Maple bonsai is graceful and often irregular, echoing the aesthetics of mature trees in nature. The branches are well-suited for shaping and wiring to achieve various bonsai styles.
In the world of bonsai, the Trident Maple represents endurance, strength, and the passage of time. Its ability to withstand the changing seasons and transform its appearance throughout the year resonates with the concepts of growth, adaptation, and longevity.
Overall, the Trident Maple bonsai is a captivating choice for both beginners and experienced enthusiasts. Its distinctive features, adaptability, and meaningful symbolism contribute to its widespread popularity in the world of bonsai cultivation.
Overall, a Trident Maple pre-bonsai is a canvas waiting to be shaped into a work of living art. Enthusiasts and artists who undertake the care and training of these pre-bonsai specimens are embarking on a rewarding journey of creativity and connection with nature.
About The Tree
Height: 16" tall, measured from the soil to the top of tree.
Pot: 8" Training pot.
Photographed on August 22, 2023
Ships from our Massachusetts Nursery
The Tree(s) you see are the tree(s) you'll receive.
*** This is an expensive Bonsai. We've likely been watering, fertilizing, pruning, and weeding this tree for a long time. Once this tree leaves our facility, watering, fertilizing, etc is beyond our control. If you buy this bonsai, we assume you're a responsible person and that you know what you are purchasing. THEREFORE - The Buyer acknowledges and agrees that NEBG makes no warranties once the Product leaves our nursery. All One-Of-A-Kind Trees are listed AND sold “as is”. Sales are considered final. No refunds or exchanges will be offered in any instance. NEBG assumes no responsibility for the health and welfare of the products after they leave our nursery. Please ask care questions prior to buying, if you are unsure.