The 6 Best Bonsai Trees

Updated December 15, 2016

6 Best Bonsai Trees
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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Enjoy the calming and meditative air that one of these bonsai trees will lend to any room. We've included kits for you to start your own, as well as some that have been already cultivated to give you a head start. We've even dropped in a couple of artificial ones for those who don't have a green thumb. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best bonsai tree on Amazon.

6. Bonsai Tree on Rocks Aquarium

The Penn Plax Bonsai Tree on Rocks Aquarium decor will bring a sense of Zen to your fish. This underwater decorative item is suitable for fresh or salt water aquariums, and features holes though which fish can swim.
  • made of sturdy resin
  • fragile and prone to breaking
  • unpleasant initial odor
Brand Penn-Plax
Model RR993
Weight 2.4 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

5. Artificial Japanese Cedar Bonsai Tree

The branches and leaves on this 9-inch tall Artificial Japanese Cedar Bonsai Tree from T-Trove look great whether seen from a distance or close up, and it will always look as lovely, because plastic plants don't age or die.
  • lends a calming air to any space
  • lightweight and easy to move around
  • trunk looks a bit fake
Brand T-Trove
Model pending
Weight 1.2 pounds
Rating 4.3 / 5.0

4. DT2101GMJ Green Mound Juniper Bonsai

A Brussel's Bonsai DT2101GMJ Green Mound Juniper Bonsai is about three years old when you get it, and it should live on for decades, or even generations, more with proper care. The tree is about 9 inches tall at delivery.
  • elegantly curved trunk
  • great price for healthy tree
  • can't be shipped to ca, hi, or ak
Brand Brussel's Bonsai
Model DT2101GMJ
Weight 5 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

3. 4764 Cherry Blossom Silk Bonsai

The Nearly Natural 4764 Cherry Blossom Silk Bonsai tree looks as lovely as any living tree you'll ever see, but requires no water and no maintenance of any kind, as it's in fact artificial. Cherry blossoms inspire calm reflection.
  • varied pastel colors
  • symbolizes the botanical beauty of japan
  • looks fake on very close inspection
Brand Nearly Natural
Model 4764
Weight 2.8 pounds
Rating 5.0 / 5.0

2. Plant Theatre Bonsai Trio Kit

With the Plant Theatre Bonsai Trio Kit, you can grow a forest of your very own bonsai trees. The set comes with three different types of seeds and has six growing pots, six peat blocks, and six propagator bags.
  • great gift for horticulture enthusiast
  • includes birch, maple, and pine seeds
  • great reviews from users
Brand Plant Theatre
Model pending
Weight 12 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

1. Chinese Elm Bonsai Tree

This Chinese Elm Bonsai Tree from 9GreenBox is a wonderful example of what a patient gardener can do with the right tree. It arrives to you after already having been cared for and nurtured for almost an entire decade.
  • stands 10" to 12" on delivery
  • ceramic vase comes included
  • excellent branching characteristics
Brand 9GreenBox
Model pending
Weight 3 pounds
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

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