Shop Profile: Oskoui BonsaiWritten on February 14, 2013
Oskoui Bonsai (shop 15c) at Coventry village is one of the best places to come buy bonsai trees and accessories in Perth. All the trees and plants sold here are locally grown from different species. For example, a few of the species available include:
* Japanese Maple
* Chinese Elm
* Japanese Box Hedge
* Black Pine
* And native trees of Australia
The prices range from just $20 to a few hundred dollars. Oskoui Bonsai is run by Parves and his family, who also own the Persian Rug Boutique housed directly in front of the bonsai shop. They are friendly and knowledgeable, and can advise you about the different tree variations, offering useful tips for the maintenance and care of bonsai trees.
Bonsai trees make the perfect gift and offer a unique take on simply buying flowers. They can be bought for any occasion or simply for everyday enjoyment. They are a particularly good gift idea for birthdays and house-warmings, as they make a thoughtful and special gift full of history and symbolic significance. ‘Bonsai’ is a Japanese art form that uses miniature trees which are grown in containers or trays. This Japanese tradition originates over a 1000 years ago. In English, the word ‘bonsai’ is also used as a general term for all types of miniature trees in containers, pots, or trays.
The reason why bonsai trees make such a great gift is because of their contemplative purpose. They were originally created to exude a calm mood of contemplation and harmony for their viewer, and have a soothing effect. They are also beautiful to look at and make the perfect addition to a home or a room in need of a touch of life. So the next time you’re looking for the perfect gift, opt for a bonsai tree at Oskoui Bonsai. And why not pick out one of these beauties instead of flowers for Valentine’s Day today?
Come pick out a beautiful miniature tree at:
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