SCIENTIFIC NAME: Gmelina philippensis
COMMON NAME: Parrots Beak
COLLECTION NUMBER: #161
DIMENSIONS: 14″ (h) 17″ (w) 8″ (nebari) 4 1/2″ (trunk at first branch) 13″ (Yamafusa Pot)
UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: PARROT’S BEAK has lovely “ivy” shaped foliage that reduces well with training. Grows a very compact canopy, and produces a gorgeous yellow flower. Fast grower, will develop into a nice bonsai quickly. Tropical tree, keep away from freezing temperatures. Parrot’s Beak likes full sun and moderate fertilizer and water.
This tree was styled by Erik Wigert, owner of Wigert’s Bonsai Nursery in North Ft Myers, Florida.
In 2008 at the “1st National Bonsai Exhibition” in Rochester, NY he was awarded “Best Tropical Bonsai” for his Purple Bougainvillea.
This is a tree from our personal collection here at Wigert’s Bonsai Nursery.
If you visit the nursery you will see it on display.
This is a chance for you to own a very special specimen bonsai.
Larger specimen trees can/ will require a custom built wooden crate for safety in shipping. The construction of this box could be an additional fee. Larger specimen trees can require freight delivery. The price of freight is subject to change, so please call for exact pricing.