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Established in 2003, Wigert’s Bonsai is Florida’s largest full service bonsai nursery.
Owned and operated by Erik & Andrea Wigert.

We are growers of quality pre-bonsai nursery material, specializing in tropical species. Our plants have been carefully pruned and most are ready for bonsai pots. Prices range from 25 dollars and up depending on the size of the nursery pot and the development of the trees.

We are one of the nations largest wholesale producers of tropical pre-bonsai material.  If you are interested in purchasing wholesale contact us for terms and pricing.

Visit our bonsai shop at the nursery to find the largest variety of bonsai pots, tools, and supplies.
New shipments arriving monthly.

We also carry a selection of trees planted in bonsai pots that are excellent starter plants or gift items.

New to bonsai? Come and visit us, and view over 100 Specimen Bonsai Trees on display. We welcome visitors daily from 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week.  We also offer classes monthly for all skill levels.

Visit our Contact page for nursery location and directions.

Erik Wigert Bio

Erik Wigert has been recognized through awards and articles for his talent and knowledge of this ancient art form.  Since the early beginnings of the nursery Erik has focused himself on bonsai cultivation and production.

Currently Erik is not taking any bookings for programs or events.  He is focusing on production at the nursery and spends 4 days a month teaching a workshop group geared towards more serious bonsai students.

Photos
Bonsai Styled by Erik Wigert
Specimen Trees

Accolades

  • Best Tropical Bonsai at the 1st US National Bonsai Exhibit, Rochester, NY Oct 2008.
  • Erik has taught programs for bonsai clubs in Florida , Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Texas, Indiana, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Louisiana, Mississippi and Mexico.
  • Trees displayed at Epcot center, Walt Disney World in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
  • Second place at Joshua Roth New Talent Competition with American Bonsai Society in 2006.
  • Second Place winner of Florida Bonsai Societies Scholarship competition in 2007.
  • Bonsai Society of Florida Convention Demonstrator in 2008, 2010 and 2011.
  • Featured artist at Bonsai Tropical in Merida, Mexico in 2007.
  • Featured artist at the FELAB convention in Merida, Mexico in November 2010.
  • In 2010 two of his trees where listed in the top 11 spots in the BCI Magazine International Bonsai Photo Contest.
  • Featured artist at Congreso Tatsugoro in Cordoba, Mexico June 2011.
  • In 2011 he toured Texas as the Lone Star Bonsai Federation’s Guest Speaker and visited: Corpus Christie, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, Ft. Worth, and Longview.
  • Featured artist at Brussel’s Bonsai Rendezvous 2011 & 2012
  • 2nd place winner of BCI Bonsai and Stone Appreciation magazine photo contest 2011 for his Pierneef style Brazilian RainTree.
  • Featured artist at 2013 Texas State Bonsai Convention
  • 2013 program for Montreal Bonsai Society, Canada
  • Featured artist at 2013 4th Regional Convention – RS, Rolante- Brazil