Herons Bonsai Where To Buy A Bonsai Tree Most people buy their first bonsai tree because they think it is attractive or will suit their decor. But this is not a good basis on which to make a choice. If you are a beginner, you should select a species that is easy to keep and that is appropriate for the conditions you are able to offer. The best place to buy a bonsai and bonsai accessories is a specialist bonsai nursery.
The succulent jade plant (Crassula ovata) grows wild in its native southern Africa, where it can reach 8 to 9 feet tall and spread about as wide. This gives good advice for pruning...this is a plant material where you want the branches to removed flush to the plant instead of the usual concave cut. This is also another plant where pruning is the main tool for creating your Bonsai.