Bonsai Meanings

Bonsai meanings are very important when gifting your tree to someone. In general, our bonsai symbolise harmony, peace, an order of thoughts, balance and all that is good in nature.

We have categorised the Bonsai significance of our varieties of bonsai to signify something different. Therefore, these beautiful and artistic trees wonderful gifts for friends and family.

We  can help you make your gift a little more special by finding a bonsai tree that we sell which signifies the sentiment of your gift. Every time your giftee looks at their tree, they will be reminded of its special significance.

Love & Devotion (7)
Friendship (4)
Luck & Prosperity (2)
Health & Healing (4)
New Beginnings & Creativity (7)
Peace & Harmony (5)
Star Sign Gifts (28)
Milestone Special Birthdays (22)

Incredible Bonsai Trees with beautiful meanings

What do bonsai trees symbolise?
Bonsai, in general, symbolise harmony, peace, order of thoughts, balance and all that is good in nature. Each variety of bonsai signifies something different, making these beautiful and artistic trees wonderful gifts for friends and family.
Chinese Elm (Ulmus parvifolia) – The tree of harmony. The Elm symbolises inner strength, intuition and wisdom. A beautiful bonsai which signifies love, balance, calm and a peaceful energy.
Fig (Ficus retusa) – The Fig symbolises fertility and love. The Bible indicates that the Fig tree has spiritual meaning. The tree that signifies health both spiritually and physically. A tree with energy.
Aromatic Pepper Tree (Zanthoxylum pipertum) – An outstanding bonsai with a fresh, fruity fragrance which symbolises purification, healing and protection.
Chinese Sweet Plum (Sageretia theezans) – Wonderful bonsai which displays beautiful tones of red/tan. This tree symbolises protection, health and wishes. Wonderfully signifies new life, renewal and creativity.
Tree of a Thousand Stars (Serissa foetida) – Commonly referred to as the Tree of a Thousand Stars or Snowrose. A dainty tree which symbolises well being, luck and hope.
Oriental Tea Tree (Carmona microphylla) – A stunning, artistic bonsai with beautiful white flowers which symbolises courage and ‘heart’.
Ligustrum [Relative of the Olive] (Ligustrum sinense) symbolises peace and friendship. A fast growing variety perfect for beginners. Very easy care.
Miniature Jade tree (Portulacaria afra) is the easiest indoor bonsai and requires minimal watering. A fun and fast tree which symbolises Good Luck and prosperity.

The Chinese Elm is one favourite which signifies love & devotion

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Why send a tree gift as a present?

Tree Gifts have special meanings

We specialise in growing exquisite bonsai tree gifts. A tree gift has a unique meaning and is a wonderfully unique & individual tree present ideal for celebrating special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries. Send trees as gifts for any occasion; they make thoughtful presents which are sustainable and bring nature into your own home. Every bonsai has its own symbolism and will delight friends and family. For example; some species symbolises love and devotion whilst others signify peace & friendship and would make stunning and considerate gifts for memorials or sympathy gifts.
You may choose your delivery date and all bonsai trees are supplied with full care instructions.

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