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Top 10 the Oldest Bonsai Tree [With Pics]

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10 Pics of the Oldest Bonsai Tree 

Once you plant a bonsai tree in your house, it will bring harmony, balance to nature, and peace in your home.

Therefore, many people love to plant bonsai trees in their homes. Bonsai trees are known for the values they inculcate and the morale that they teach us.

They are considered a form of ancient art, and therefore many people preach bonsai trees because of the values they are associated with.

This article will discuss some oldest bonsai trees that are still existing on some parts of the planet.

The most important thing is that these bonsai trees require special attention, proper handling, and proper trimming and pruning to grow healthier and beautiful.

Though they are challenging to handle and grow, once they are grown, people get surprised to see this oldest bonsai tree and the fact that they still exist.

Oldest in Europe 

Oldest in Europe

The bonsai tree that we have mentioned here is one of the oldest bonsai trees in Europe. The branches of this large bonsai tree are asymmetrical. It has fabulous and dense foliage that engages the whole tree.

More so, the greenery of this large bonsai tree will surprise you with its beauty. This bonsai tree is massive, and the root of this tree is healthy. This is why the tree has grown old, but the appearance is still bright.

1000-Year-Old Tree

1000-Year-Old Tree

Next on the list is one of those bonsai trees that celebrated its 1000th birthday and still looks like it was planted yesterday. This is an iconic feature of bonsai trees that no matter the age of a bonsai tree, they still look bright, beautiful, and massive. You will get surprised after seeing this beautiful and delicate bonsai tree with beautiful heritage and dense and heavy foliage.

The most important thing is that these bonsai trees require special attention, proper handling, and proper trimming and pruning to grow healthier and beautiful. You will also have to take care of their heritage, foliage, and nutrients that they require for their proper growth and development. At times, you will have to sacrifice a lot of your time to grow them well.

800-Year-Old Tree

800-Year-Old Tree

Well, this bonsai tree is simple, aesthetic, beautiful, and delicate enough to grow old. It is one of the leading botanical attraction of many people. It is too old and ancient but never fails to surprise us with its beauty.

However, the tree is difficult to grow and to be taken care of, but what surprises us is its age and the beauty accordingly. Once you see this, you will not believe that this bonsai tree is 800 years old.

This large bonsai tree has heavy foliage and dense leaves that cover the whole tree. The tree has grown so tall and beautiful that it needs support to prevent it from bending. Also, since the tree has grown so old, now it needs extra attention and proper handling for its health.

Old and Expensive

Old and Expensive

One of the most beautiful and oldest bonsai trees that are so strong that you will not realize this bonsai tree is so old even if you see this. You should also take care of it to let them grow potentially and provide the necessary nutrients that they need for their growth and development.

Once they grow to their full potential, the appearance will become so aesthetic that you will not feel their age after they grow old. 

Many people love to plant bonsai trees in their homes because of the value that a bonsai tree represents. More so, the smallest bonsai trees are one of the best decorative items for your tabletop. However, if you want to grow bonsai trees in your home and want them to live for more than 100 years, you will have to pay extra attention to them and their needs.

Japanese White Pine

Japanese White Pine

Now comes the most valued bonsai tree in Japan. You must be wondering why only this bonsai tree is most valued? Although the other bonsai trees are also valued, this Japanese white pine bonsai tree is valued so much because it has survived the bombing of Hiroshima. This is worth value for, which is why this bonsai tree is the most valued bonsai tree.

Well, if you think that it has survived the bombing of Hiroshima, you must have known how mighty this bonsai tree is. Despite its age, it still looks beautiful and young. The tree may have grown old, but the appearance and values are still the same.

Sandai Shogun No Matsu

Sandai Shogun No Matsu

This beautiful, delicate, and aesthetic bonsai tree is 500 years old. Yes, you heard it right. This bonsai tree is 500-year-old, but we can bet that when you get to see this beautiful and aesthetic bonsai tree, you will not believe its beauty against its age. Yes, this is the beauty of this beautiful bonsai tree, which is why no one believes that the tree has grown so old.

The iconic and exciting feature of bonsai trees is that even after they grow old, they can still spread positivity and happiness to others. The values that they teach us are prosperous, but their auspiciousness is excellent for every life. Bonsai trees are a blessing for the planet on which we live.

Famous Cypress 

Famous Cypress

It is said that this famous cypress exists since 1700, and it is still in the same pot in which it was planted back then. Now, this is something worth to get there and see by yourself. More so, the root of this large bonsai tree is so firm that you will not believe it is a bonsai tree.

Many people think that a bonsai tree is small and delicate, but this is not always true. A bonsai tree that has grown so old is not small but beautiful enough that you cannot predict its age.

Even after growing so old, you will never realize their age after seeing them.

This is because their appearance never fades, and they require proper handling and attention. Once you know the trick of growing them well, you will understand how beautiful they can be.

Cypress in Modern Pot

Cypress in Modern Pot

This bonsai tree is like the one that we have just discussed. Yes, this is also a cypress bonsai tree, but the only difference is in its pot, and the root of this large bonsai tree is so firm that you will not believe it is a bonsai tree.

Many people think that a bonsai tree is small and delicate, but this is not always true. This bonsai tree has grown so old, but it is still so beautiful that you will never realize its age if not told.

The pots of bonsai trees must be changing regularly because of their roots and branches that extend daily and require a lot of space for their growth. So, while handling such old and beautiful trees, you will have to pay attention to their living and requirements. This bonsai tree has grown old, and it is considered one of the oldest bonsai trees present on the earth.

Slanting Hinoki 

Slanting Hinoki

Another oldest bonsai tree is none other than Slanting Hinoki Bonsai Tree. It provides a glossy and unique texture to the flowers and looks more aesthetic and beautiful. They are known for their foliage and bright colors and the peace that they bring to our homes. They require proper attention, proper guidance, and handling.

They also require more sunlight to blossom and to grow well. They are also provided with rich minerals so that growth and development can be done quickly. Slanting Hinoki provides a beautiful appearance, and you will be surprised after seeing this tree. However, they still extend their root and branches, so they require a lot of space for their growth.

Akao Herb Rose Garden

Akao Herb Rose Garden

The bonsai tree in the Akao herb rose garden is surrounded by many bonsai trees serving. It is like many trees that are grown near each other, and now they have become part of each other’s life. 

The area is uncommon, and it is believed that it is challenging to take care of more than one tree at a time. However, the tree is growing fine, and now it is considered one of the oldest bonsai tree on the planet.  

In the End

So far, we have learned about the oldest bonsai trees that are still present and look so beautiful and young that you can never predict their age just by looking at them. 

However, the key to their living is their healthy nutrients and routine because they survive.

Sandy Jensen
Sandy Jensen is the founder of OrganizeWithSandy and Works with Champalimaud Design where she curates and creates fresh ideas for designing and styling your life.

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