The most expensive bonsai trees you can buy

Bonsai is an art that involves precise pruning and care of trees to encourage them to grow in a specific design. Each bonsai takes years to perfect. It is art in slow motion that evolves, sometimes laboriously. You can find bonsai kits for a few dollars if you want to grow your own, but did you know that some bonsai trees are centuries old? They still live and grow, and they are priceless. What makes a bonsai expensive? Not all bonsai are expensive. The value of a bonsai depends on the age of the plant, the species, the size and the shape. Bonsai Empire explains that some of the oldest bonsai trees are priceless. The history of the factory is also included in its overall value. Some of them are so valuable they’re not for sale, but there are others whose owners are willing to part ways if you have the money to buy them. Some bonsai trees are valued between $400,000 and over $1 million. Here are the most expensive bonsai trees you can buy for your enjoyment and consideration.

8. Mexican Frankincense Bonsai Price: $875

Bonanza lists this unique Mexican Frankincense Bonsai for sale. The tree is a plant native to Mexico with a beautiful red peeling bark. It flowers all year round with white and yellow with a green tint, at the ends of the branches. The tree produces grayish-brown fruits that are triangular in shape. This bonsai is 58 years old and measures 20″ x 22″ x 30.” This is one of the most outstanding indoor flowering bonsai we have seen for under $1000. If you think the price is high for this tree, there are seven more expensive bonsai trees on our list.

7. One-of-a-kind Premna Pre-Bonsai Price: $900

Wigert’s sells this unique Premna bonsai. there is only one. It is a tropical tree that grows wild in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. It is a fast growing tree that comes in at 17″ tall for this price. The leaves are naturally tiny. It is pest resistant and grows well when kept indoors and placed on a windowsill. The tree needs full sun and watering as needed, but it cannot tolerate freezing temperatures. The age of the plant is not disclosed. It is an exceptional Bonsai starter plant.

6. Trident Maple Price: $1,291.00

The trident maple is named after Acer Buergerianum. This fine example is known to be fifteen years old. The plant has received meticulous care resulting in an artistic expression of nature. It measures 27 inches tall. you can find this lovely bonsai at Brussels Bonsai online

5. Willow Leaf Ficus Price: $4,500

This hardy tree is an exceptional choice for bonsai-style banyan art. It can be grown outdoors or outdoors in partial shade or full sun. It is a tropical tree that does not tolerate freezing temperatures, but it does like a sunny window. The leaves are small and narrow, and the tree attaches itself to ornamental figs after flowering. If you are looking for a one of a kind bonsai, Wigert’s Bonsai offers this unique example in a willow tree. the tree’s common name is Willow Leaf Ficus. The scientific name is Ficus Salicaria. The age of the plant is not disclosed. It measures 10″ wide and 33″ high. This graceful Willow Leaf Ficus features a semi-cascade design. You can find it for sale at Brussels Bonsai (

4. Crepe Myrtle Price: $6,594.00

This unique bonsai is a CrepeMyrtle or Lagerstroemia Indicum. The graceful tree has been carefully cared for for fifty years. It reached a height of 44 inches. It is one of a kind and is very valuable. It’s a bargain at $6,594.00. You can find this lovely Crepe Myrtle bonsai for sale at Brussels Bonsai.

3. Ficus Retusa Price: $6,696.00

Bonanza is a leading Bonzai tree dealer specializing in high quality specimens for sale to the general public. This premium Ficus Retusa has grown to a height of 36 inches. He was fed and cared for until he was thirty years old. This is an exquisitely shaped bonsai for the gardener or artist with discerning tastes.

2. Trident Maple Bonsai Price: $15,000.00

Brussels Bonsai offers this unique Trident Maple Bonsai with small leaves bearing three short, compact lobes, forming the appearance of a Trident, giving the variety its name. This example is unique. It has a mottled light brown color and exfoliating bark that reveals varying shades of brown and grayish orange bark underneath. This Trident Maple Bonsai has been carefully cared for and nurtured for 115 years. It measures 41 x 37 inches x 34 inches tall. The leaves of the trident maple turn brilliant colors in the fall. This example is from a seller who does not transact online. Direct contact is required to close the sale and arrange trucking freight due to the value and size of the tree.

1. Ficus Retusa Price: $18,136.00

This charming Ficus Retusa belongs to the Ficus Micrrocarpa family. It is one of the finest bonsai trees available for sale on the market today. The trunk is well developed with a gentle artistic curve that follows the Bonsai tradition. The growth is semi-cascading with just enough greenery to enhance its beauty. This tree has been cultivated and cared for for almost a century, estimated to be 80 years old. It is a large bonsai that has reached a height of 84 inches. You can find out more about buying this exceptional Ficus Retusa at Brussels Bonsai.

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