How to get a bonsai (cherry blossom and pine)
If you’re looking to add a sophisticated touch to your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons, Bonsai is a great way to do it. There are two different bonsai that players can obtain in the game. Cherry Blossom Bonsai and Pine Bonsai. In this guide we will explain how to get both bonsai trees in Animal Crossing New Horizons.
Getting bonsai in Animal Crossing New Horizons
There are two ways to get both bonsai trees in New Horizons. The first is to simply get lucky and shoot down a present balloon with your slingshot.
Specifically, you must do this during the Cherry Blossom Bonsai Cherry-Blossom Festival. The festival runs from April 1 to April 10 in the northern hemisphere islands and from October 1 to October 10 in the southern hemisphere islands.
For the Pine Bonsai Tree, you will need to shoot down a balloon that is present during the fall months. These are October to December in the Northern Hemisphere and April to June in the Southern Hemisphere.
If you’re unlucky in knocking down Balloon Gifts, you can still get Bonsai trees by finding the DIY recipe and crafting them at a workbench. We have listed all the crafting materials required for each type of Bonsai in the game below.
DIY Cherry Blossom Bonsai Recipe
DIY Pine Bonsai Recipe
Once you have crafted the two bonsai trees, you can combine them together with 8 wood to create the bonsai shelf. It is a long table with three bonsai trees sitting on it. It looks very sophisticated and would be the perfect addition to your home.
There you have what you need to know about how to get bonsai in Animal Crossing New Horizons. For more tips, tricks, and guides, head over to our wiki, search emagtrends, or check out more of our coverage below.