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BIG bonsai pots

Postby oproudfoot » Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:10 pm

Hi all, was wondering if anyone knows of a place in Melbourne/ Victoria to buy really BIG bonsai pots (a couple of feet in length or more) at a decent price... have only seen them in a couple of places, at prices out of my range...
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Re: BIG bonsai pots

Postby The Estate » Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:08 am

There is a huge pot place next door to gardenworld :roll: :roll: PM me and will give you the addy for Daicos Nursery, they should be in the ph book, in the Dingley area, they have the odd elcheapo pot there :P
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Re: BIG bonsai pots

Postby taffyman » Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:08 pm

Sorry Owen, the only one I know that stocks pots the size you are looking for - and at very reasonable prices, is Bonsai Environment in Sydney (owned by Kingston Wang). If you can't source any locally, follow the link. They don't have much on their website but their stock of pots (and every thing else) is huge. A friend of mine bought a couple of rectangular pots of the size you are looking for from there so I know they do stock them.

http://www.bonsainet.com.au
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Re: BIG bonsai pots

Postby taffyman » Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:15 pm

Hi again Owen. I've just re-read your post and see you are after pots about 2+ foot long. That nursery I mentioned definitely stocks pots of that size. Have a look at my post of 'Large Trunk Bonsai', all three of those pots came from there - and the largest is 2 feet six inches long. That particular one cost me round about $60.00 and the next size down cost $50.00. The ones that friend of mine bought were 4 feet long and 3 feet long. The largest one cost him about $260.00. Of course, you'd have to add freight to those costs.
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Re: BIG bonsai pots

Postby bubba louie » Mon Dec 17, 2007 10:47 pm

I know a place but it's in Bris. :(
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Re: BIG bonsai pots

Postby imonetwo » Fri Dec 21, 2007 7:21 pm

Have you tried Bonsai Art Nursery in Heatherton ?
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Re: BIG bonsai pots

Postby oproudfoot » Sun Dec 23, 2007 10:58 pm

The "Mahoney's Road" place was a good tip-off for Melbournites...

They seem to be the cheapest around in Melbourne at the moment.
Good service/ advice too.

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Re: BIG bonsai pots

Postby lmrk » Mon Dec 24, 2007 5:13 pm

oproudfoot wrote:The "Mahoney's Road" place was a good tip-off for Melbournites...

They seem to be the cheapest around in Melbourne at the moment.
Good service/ advice too.

Cheers, Owen


Oh yes, that place is bonsai pot heaven!!!!!! :D (Y) They are really helpful too. Did you see the 100 year old bonsai's all chained up?

So did you end up with a pot that suits your needs??? Got a pic to share??
Does a watched bonsai ever grow?
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Re: BIG bonsai pots

Postby oproudfoot » Thu Dec 27, 2007 2:00 am

Geez mate 'photos' already ?!? slow down...

The grand plan is to crate a jade forest in a huge rectangular pot.
I've pretty much decided to get the pot from Mahoney's Rd... about 250 clams for an awesome 1M+ pot...
I have been donated a huge (tall) jade tree for the cause too... just awaiting advice as to how to go about 'sectioning' it up... if this is not forthcoming in the next couple of days, I'll just carry on with the basic plans, using 'gut' instincts... there will be photos... just not yet !
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