The Bonsai Society of San Francisco’s recent exhibit featured a display of mame (“bean” sized) and other small bonsai. In it were some of the best tiny trees I’ve seen.
Mame and shohin bonsai
Japanese maple, Japanese boxthorn, coast live oak, bougainvillea, trident maple,
fuji cherry, Japanese ivy
Not only are the trees small, but the trunks are incredibly thin.
I can’t imagine trying to water these in summer, and I have no idea where one would shop for such tiny pots.
Coast live oak
The exhibit also featured a number of fun accent plantings, including the following.
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