This is where you add your buttonwood bonsai photos and story.
You may also want to see the buttonwood bonsai page (with photos of an ancient tree in Key West, FL)
Also, read my buttonwood "wild" collecting experience story?
To me Conocarpus erectus is one of the most significant American trees adapted to the art of bonsai.
Most tropical bonsai collections have at least one of these masterpieces of nature.
In addition, many artists outside the tropics have gone to great lengths to include this plant in their collection.
Because they come in so many different sizes, shapes and styles naturally, no two are alike and are rarely even similar.
Do you have one (or more of these) tropical beauties?
If you're ready, this is the place to create your own page.
Tell us in 250 words or more about your favorite(s) and include up to 4 pictures.
Not ready to share your favorite buttonwood photo?
Click on the links at the bottom of this page to see photos and stories from other visitors to this site.
Many bonsai have a story, does yours?
Where did it come from? How long have you had it? Any special care information?
What's your favorite thing about this tree?
Please give us the dimensions and tell about the container too!
And please don't forget to tell us who you are and where you live (at the bottom).
Click below to see and rate contributions from other visitors to this page...
Ed Trout Pembroke Pines, Florida zone 10c
This particular Buttonwood has special significance. Firstly, it was aquired from Mary Miller, my dear friend & teacher, and secondly it became one of …
Owner unknown! Need your help. This photo was taken at one of the Bonsai Soceity of Miami exhibits (year?) If you recognize this tree, please contact …
70th Birthday Buttonwood
Ten years ago, this coming August (2010), my wife asked me what I wanted for my birthday? I told her, "a Buttonwood." Her answer was, "OK. What's a Buttonwood?" …
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