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1 Karamatsu

Larix kaempferi

The beautiful Larch is a deciduous conifers which is very popular among bonsai growers around the world. Its small colorful purple cones, lime green spring foliage, bronze autumn foliage, redish brown makes a Japanese Larch an all season attraction and is a highly popular species for Bonsai in Japan and Europe.


2 Karrevaira

Ficus macrophylla

The Moreton Bay Fig is a beautiful evergreen tree that has spread broader than it is taller with dense umbrella-like canopy with huge trunk and wide buttressed roots and is a Native of Autralia. Figs are orange to purple and up to 2.5 cm in diameter and fruit over several months of the year. Aborigines used the bark to make string. Makes interesting bonsai plant.


3 Kasamiki

Podocarpus macrophyllus

The Podocoarpus is from the Conifer group and has long oval leafs 5-15 cm long. It grows to 25 meters occasionally to 40 meters, produces Yew like Purple Fruit, and is distributed through Japan, China and Himalayan Asia. It is much revered tree in Japanese and Chinese temples and is a favourite Bonsai too. It is grown in the colder regions as an Indoor Bonsai.


4 Keaki

Zelkova serrata

Zelkova serrata is a medium sized deciduous tree usually growing to 30 meters tall. This tree is upright and erect spreading stems forming a broad, round topped head. Make a lovely graceful bonsai. Especially popular as a Broom Style due to its fine branching.


5 King-of-trees

Olea europaea

An evergreen tree growing to about 30 feet, native of the mediteranian and Western Europe, it is now wildly grown around the world for it rich fruit and oils, which are extracted through a non chemical process of cold pressing. The fruit and oils are widly used in salads and Mediterranean cooking. The olive has deep green leaves with greyish undersides, and produces yellowish-white flowers followed by green or black fruit in late summer or early fall. It is much loved by bonsai enthusiasts as much for its rich historical and mythical lore as it is for its elegant shiny green leaves and trunk which takes on an aged, stony appearance when old. It can live to 800 or 1000 years.


6 Kojo-no-mai

Prunus incisa Kojo-no-mai

Kojo-no-mai is a small shrub/trees it has crocked baranches and delicate white flowers with pink centers that hang downwards like laterns/butterflies hanging from the bottom of branchies. The fruits are black in color


7 Korean Hornbeam

Carpinus coreana

The Species name Carpinus coreana is now not accepted with Carpinus turczaninowii Hance as being the recognised. It has a very twiggy and fine branching combined with small light green leaves that have a spectacular autumn display of yellow, orange and red. Has for long been a favourite in Japanese Bonsai with many specimen trees around.


8 Korean Hornbeam

Carpinus turczaninowii

The Carpinus turczaninowii has smaller leaves than its european cousin at between 3-4 cm long. It has a very twiggy and fine branching combined with small light green leaves that have a spectacular autumn display of yellow, orange and red. Has for long been a favourite in Japanese Bonsai with many specimen trees around.


9 Kwansan Cherry

Prunus serrulata Kwanzan

A small to medium sized tree commonly seen as street trees with double whorls of pink flowers and black fruits. The tree is intolerant of poor drainage.


10 Kwanzan Cherry

Prunus serrulata Kwanzan

A small to medium sized tree commonly seen as street trees with double whorls of pink flowers and black fruits. The tree is intolerant of poor drainage.


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