Oldest Bonsai Tree

How Old Is The World’s Oldest Bonsai Tree?

The 1,000+ year old Ficus retusa Linn, at the Crespi Bonsai Museum in Italy, is believed to be the oldest existing bonsai in the world. The world’s oldest bonsai tree in captivity was stolen from a garden in Japan and was worth $91,000.

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How Much Does A Bonsai Cost?

Bonsai trees can cost anywhere from $75 up to $5,000. Generally speaking, a regular average sized bonsai tree costs around $50 to $100. The more expensive bonsai trees can cost up to $1,000,000.

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How To Prune Ficus Bonsai | Beginner’s Guide

Generally speaking, you should prune the ficus back to 3 to 5 leaves. Pruning the ficus can be done all year round, but to keep most people do this around spring. When pruning the ficus bonsai, there will be a bit of white milk. This is ficus bleeding and its latex. The latex will dry up quickly.