10 Most Expensive Bonsai Tree in the World

The most expensive Bonsai tree in the world will make you envy. It is especially for you who love this kind of art and also a plant lover.

Bonsai is an art from Japan where it re-shaped the small plants. That is why; those plants will have the unique and amazing shape. Some of them are even looked proportional. There are some aspects that make a bonsai is expensive.

Those aspects are like the shape, healthiness, art value, age, and so on. In order to make a perfect one, you should know the technique first. Usually, you will need some other tools such as scissors, wire and many more again.

10 Most Expensive Bonsai Tree in the World

A lot of people really want to know the most expensive bonsai in this universe. Are you one of them? If it is so, you should read this 10 lists from all over the world.

10. Kimura

Kimura | Source: www.pinterest.com

This bonsai belongs to teacher Masahiko Kimura. It is a variety that is famous all over the world. Started at the age of 15, Mr. Kimura learned from mr. Hamano in the town of Omiya.

If you want to know this one of the most expensive bonsai tree in the world, you can come to the Kimura’s Garden. Besides that, you can also visit the profile of Masahiko Kimura for learning the techniques, and more.

9. Japanese Maple from Walter Pall

Japanese Maple from Walter Pall
Japanese Maple from Walter Pall | Source: www.bonsaiempire.com

One of the many famous bonsai owned by Europeans (Walter Pall), judging by its shape, this tree is very realistic and charming. That is why; it’s quality brings this tree to become an expensive option.

This maple is approximately one meter high, and is more than a century old. Is a masterpiece that undeniably. You can find many information about it from the internet.

8. Mame Tree

Mame Tree
Mame Tree | Source: www.bonsaiempire.com

This one of the most expensive bonsai tree in the world is displayed as a mame. It consists of a tree as the center, and there are accents for decoration that can be slid.

That is why; those all will become a whole beautiful scenery, celebrations now often use models like this. The price is still unknown until now.

7. Ficus Microcarpa

Ficus Microcarpa
Ficus Microcarpa | Source: www.bonsaitreegardener.net

Ficus Microcarpa bonsai comes from the country of Taiwan. Having a slightly large size and growing in highland areas, this tree is the target of collectors. The plant’s age is more than 100 years ago. You can say that it is the seventh most expensive bonsai tree in the world.

6. Shunkaen

Shunkaen | Source: www.flickr.com

Shunkaen is a plant owned by an artist named Kunio Kobayashi. The term Shunkaen is taken from the name of the area where this tree is originated.

The name of that place is Shunkaen City which is located not far from Tokyo, Japan. This tiny tree plant was once bargained at a very high price, which was $90 thousand.

 Such a high price is due to the age of the tree which reaches 800 years. That is why; it is known as one of the most expensive bonsai tree in the world too.

5. YES Bonsai

YES Bonsai
YES Bonsai | Source: www.bonsaiempire.com

Finally there is a bonsai of the Yes type. This bonsai has a characteristic dense brown and muscular trunk so that it gives a dashing impression even though it is mini-size.

The leaves are quite flat in fact on almost all sides of the tree. The main selling point of is its root which has been around for hundreds of years but still grows healthily. 

4. White Pine from Japan

White Pine from Japan
White Pine from Japan | Source: www.bonsaitree.co.za

Perhaps it is very rare that pine trees can be formed into bonsai. But you can find it in Japan that there is a rare white pine tree that has a mini version.

This artwork is quite big in size when compared to others. It is caused by its thick stems and very lush leaves. In appearance this plant tends to be dark.

That is why; the best way to enjoy this producy should be with the help of good lighting. Because of its rarity, this plant is sold at a price of USD 140,000 as the forth most expensive bonsai tree in the world.

3. Juniper Taikan – Ken

Juniper Taikan – Ken
Juniper Taikan – Ken | Source: www.bonsaiempire.com

Next in third place of the most expensive bonsai tree in the world is the original product from the land of Japan, Juniper Taikan-Ten. This one has a very exotic stem shape and is very different compared to others.

The sharp curves and color gradations on the stem are beautiful. These make this bonsai is very elegant when viewed by the eye. When placed in the right lighting conditions, this plant has a hanging impression. So many artists adore this plant really much.

2. Juniper

Juniper | Source: www.bonsaiempire.com

On the number two order there is a juniper plant that has an attraction on the stem. The stem of this item has beautiful grooves and on one of the stems has a shape like the hind legs of a deer.

That is why; it becomes one of the most expensive bonsai tree in the world. In addition, the dense leaves and saucy color make the appearance of this thing is very pleasing to the eye.

Making such a rod shape is certainly not easy so it’s not surprising that the price of this thing reaches $321 thousands. It is a very rare collection that is so amazing.

1. Pine Bonsai

Pine Bonsai
Pine Bonsai | Source: www.thespruce.com

The first place is occupied by the bonsai plant which won the title as the most expensive bonsai tree in the world. It was the 1,000-year-old Pine plant.

As the name suggests, one of the reasons this creature has a fantastic price is because this tree has reached more than 1,000 years of age. It is really old and unique in shape.

Of course, this is a very rare thing to encounter, because the average item today is not up to 400 years. Even though it is old, the stems and leaves of this bonsai plant are still fairly sturdy and dense.

Of course, with this uniqueness and plus there is only one in the world. It is not surprising that the auction event in Japan sold by USD 1.1 million. Making a bonsai needs patience and sense of art. Besides that, you should try to find a good tree as well which is strong and rare.

If your creation has a good form and really old, the price can be so high. Or, if you have the unlimited money, it is a great idea to collect one of the most expensive bonsai tree in the world above.

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