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Photo of rock for root over rock pine
Root-Over-Rock Japanese Black Pine Kit

Root-Over-Rock Japanese Black Pine Kit

Regular price $85.00 $0.00 Unit price per
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This bonsai kit comes with everything you will need to start a Japanese Black Pine on its way to being a great root-over-rock bonsai composition.

Upon purchase, we will send you a video recording of a Root-Over-Rock Live Workshop lead by Eric Schrader. You can follow along step-by-step to ensure you create the composition of your dreams! 

Kit includes the following:

  • One stone collected by Eric specifically for use in pine Root-Over-Rock compositions. (Typically 5-7" in the largest dimension. Some are slightly smaller.  Leave a comment at checkout if you have a size preference.)
  • One Japanese Black Pine Tree, growing in a 3x9 Anderson Tree band. (normally a 2 year old tree.)
  • One 6" Pond basket to use as the base container. 
  • Raffia Rope to attach the tree and rock together. 
  • Aluminum wire to wire the tree, and to connect the auxiliary container to the pond basket. 
  • A section of drainage mesh to use to make the auxiliary container. (use a spare 1-gallon plastic container or similar if you prefer to keep the mesh for another use.)
  • Access to a recorded video session on creating RoR compositions.  
  • Soil to fill the pond basket. 

To complete the composition you may also need the following tools and supplies which are not included in the kit:

  • Scissors
  • Wire cutters
  • Extra Bonsai soil

Please Note: While we sell this kit throughout the year, we recommend that you only perform the procedure of attaching the pine to a rock during your repotting season.  This is normally in early spring, after danger of freezing temperatures has passed, but before the tree has started to grow.