Bonsai and Tree Species that lose their leaves go dormant during the Winter months.
A classic British deciduous species for bonsai.
Chaenomeles is a genus of 3 species of deciduous, spiny shrubs from mountain woodland in Japan and China. They are favoured for their early flowers which appear from early January onwards on bare branches
Potentilla fruiticosa is a compact, bushy, deciduous shrub that reliably produces yellow flowers each year.
A classic British species for bonsai with sharp thorns, flowers in May and red berries in late Summer onwards.
There are many species of Cotoneaster and even more varieties and hybrids suitable for bonsai cultivation.
The Smoke Tree takes its name from the panicles of flowers it produces which slowly turn to fawn and grey tones resembling smoke.
Native species featuring beautiful berries and intense autumn leaf colour.
Crab Apples along with Azaleas are one of the best flowering trees for use as bonsai.
There are however only two Jasminium species that I have encountered as bonsai.
In Europe it is Corylus avellana / Common Hazel that is most frequently seen as bonsai.
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