The JBP 'Mikawa' is a favorite among bonsai lovers. It has soft needles and aged looking bark. However, I don’t think a bonsai professional would be able to identify a “Mikawa” Pine. Mikawa is a location in Japan where these trees originated from.
Seed Grown Japanese Black Pine 'Mikawa' Bonsai Tree – a captivating masterpiece that brings the essence of Japan's natural beauty into your home.
Grown from Seeds: Each 'Mikawa' Bonsai Tree is lovingly grown from seeds, ensuring its unique genetic heritage and offering you the joy of nurturing it from the beginning.
Timeless Elegance: Admire the timeless elegance of this bonsai variety, characterized by its striking, dark green needles that create a sense of tranquility and grace.
Hardy & Resilient: The 'Mikawa' Black Pine is renowned for its resilience and ability to thrive in various conditions, making it an ideal choice for both beginners and seasoned bonsai enthusiasts.
Majestic Presence: With its subtly contorted branches and dense foliage, the 'Mikawa' exudes a majestic and mature presence, reminiscent of the ancient bonsai forests of Japan.
These were grown from an imported seed, several years ago. This tree was acquired as a "raw" pre-bonsai. It received it's first styling in December 2022. Yesterday, we removed older / longer needles.
If you want an awesome Japanese Black Pine in a ceramic pot, next spring, fall is the season to prepare them. There's a ton of YouTube Video's to help you. Here's a short list.
Remove Wire To Avoid Further Bite
Pluck Old Needles to Balance Energy for more Even Candle Development in Spring.
Thin New Buds to two Shoots
The Tree you see is the tree we'll ship. This is going to be an awesome Shohin.
About the Tree:
Height: 9.75" from Soil
Pot: 6" Grow Pot
Pictures taken October 11, 2023
Ships From our Massachusetts Nursery
The Tree you see is the tree you will 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 Bonsai Outlet 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. Bonsai Outlet 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.