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1 Waabie

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.


2 Wax Leaf Privet

Ligustrum japonicum

It is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing to between 2 and 5 meters tall, with smooth, pale grey-brown bark. Often grown as small city trees or above hedges. Makes delightful bonsai of all sizes, especially attractive when in full bloom.


3 Weeping Fig Tree

Ficus benjamina

A beautiful evergreen tree that has spread broader than it is taller with dense umbrella-like canopy of pendant branches that cascade down to the ground, hence the name, weeping fig. In temperate areas of the world it is grown as a house plant. In warmer regions the tree is grown as a specimen, street tree, or as a hedge. The tree has adventitious roots both above and below ground which can break up concrete surfaces and numerous fruits, that are a spectacular red colour.


4 Weeping Forsythia

Forsythia suspensa

An early flowering shrub, native to China, it is now available most anywhere, its flush of gloden-yellow flowers is an arbinger of spring in many part of the British Isles. Make a colour full small to medium Bonsai.


5 Wellingtonia

Sequoiadendron giganteum

This giant of Trees is an extremely quick grower an is reputted to be the biggest trees with some specimens weighing over 2000 tons. It is long lived with coarse but sented leaves, the trees loves a constantly moist soil. While it will tolerate virtually all extremes it will not survive a drought.


6 West Indian Laurel Fig

Ficus americana

The Ficus Panda has light almost Round Thick leaves which alternate up the stem.It has brown to reddish bark dotted with small horizontal flecks. Heavy trunk with terriffic aerial roots.


7 Western White Spruce

Picea glauca

The White Spruce is native to the north of North America. It is of major economic importance in Canada for its wood which is used primarily for paper-making and also as frequenty for Christmas trees.


8 White Spruce

Picea glauca

The White Spruce is native to the north of North America. It is of major economic importance in Canada for its wood which is used primarily for paper-making and also as frequenty for Christmas trees.


9 White Willow

Salix alba

White willow is a tall spreading graceful tree which generally grows to between 10 and 25 m tall. White willow leaves are lanceolate-acuminate and between 5 and 10 cm long and about 1 cm. wide. Their edges are minutely serrated with the underside white to silver grey, giving the this willow its name.


10 Wild Cherry

Prunus avium

Small deciduous tree native tree with rounded habit and beautiful red fruit. Long lived tree it is highly prised for its timbers and is often used as an ornamental hedgerow. It is a long lived tree and lives up 200 years. It is distributed throughout the British Isles except Northern Scotland and spreads throughout Europe all the way to the Ural mountains; spreading down to North Eastern Africa and West Asia.


11 Winged Euonymus

Euonymus alatus

Winged Euonymus is a deciduous shrub native to Eastern Asia. This excellent shrub grows to 2.5 m tall (8.2 feet) and often has a rounded shape, an is grown for its colour full autumn foliage and curious branches which are winged and 4 sided. This unique characteristics make the Alatus a focal point of many a Bonsai collection, especially during Autumn when it turns a violent orange red almost as though it is on fire.


12 Winged Spindle

Euonymus alatus

Winged Euonymus is a deciduous shrub native to Eastern Asia. This excellent shrub grows to 2.5 m tall (8.2 feet) and often has a rounded shape, an is grown for its colour full autumn foliage and curious branches which are winged and 4 sided. This unique characteristics make the Alatus a focal point of many a Bonsai collection, especially during Autumn when it turns a violent orange red almost as though it is on fire.


13 Winter Jasmine

Jasminium nudiflorum

Winter Jasmine is a deciduous shrub native to China with slender arching green shoots which fan out to form a finely branched cushion. The Jasmine flowers profusely, on last years growth, in solitary, bright yellow flowers, before the leaves, through Winter and into early Spring. Winter Jasmine make interesting small and shohin bonsai, with its stark winter branches and starry yellow flowers.


14 Woodland Hawthorn

Crataegus laevigata

The Midland Hawthorn is a native of Europe, and in the UK is commonly found in the Midlands, where it is a small tree that grows to about 20 feet. It has little fall colour, and the fruits are not showy. Its outstanding feature is its flowers, which can be white, pink or red, with varieties that single or double flowers. It is fast becoming a popular Bonsai Species.


15 Wych Elm

Ulmus glabra

Like the oak, the elm is one of Britain's national symbols. A large deciduous tree that is prevalent along most of central and Souther Europe and Asia Minor. Once by far the most common tree in the British Isle, its susceptibility to Dutch Elm disease has now made it a very uncommon large tree. The resultant decline has been extreme and the Wych Elm is now uncommon over much of its former range. It make a lovely medium to large Bonsai.


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