Gumbo Limbo – *Wigert’s Specimen Tree*
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Bursera simaruba
COMMON NAME: Gumbo Limbo
COLLECTION NUMBER: #174
DIMENSIONS: 18″ (h) 11″ (w) 7″ (nebari) 5/8″ (trunk at first branch) 9″ Japanese Bunzan (pot)
GUMBO LIMBO has naturally exfoliating bark as the tree matures. Also known as “Tourist Tree” because it mimics the sunburnt skin of a tourist. Native from South Florida to Brazil. Gorgeous copper bark. Can produce ornamental fruit. Gumbo Limbo likes full sun and moderate water and fertilizer. Tropical tree, please keep away from freezing temperatures.
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.
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When you order from Wigert’s Bonsai Nursery we guarantee that you will receive a healthy plant.
We will pack your plant or pot to the best of our ability in order to provide the safest shipping for your order.
Winter Shipping Info
At Wigert’s Bonsai we are able to ship trees year round, however shipping to areas where temperatures are below 35F can be risky.
“Winter Shipping is at Buyers Own Risk”. Unfortunately we cannot replace or refund trees if they are damaged in transit by the cold.
We recommend that you purchase a HEAT PACK at checkout. Also make sure to track the package so someone can be home to receive it so it will not sit outside in the cold. If you have any questions or concerns don’t hesitate to contact us.
*We also offer Boarding Services if you want to purchase a tree and hold it here to ship at a later date . Contact us for Boarding fees.