Book a tour to view Hennies Private Bonsai Collection

hennies bonsai tree collection

Amassed over two decades, Hennies bonsai collection is a local tourist attraction the Tzaneen area, and showcases the best of Hennies personal collection. Tours need to be booked in advance.
The varieties of species in Hennies garden, endemic and exotic just shows how many species of trees can be made into bonsai.
It is a common misconception that there are ‘bonsai tree species’. Most trees with medium to small leaves can be trained into bonsai and some normal tree species are especially suited to being shaped into bonsai.
A tour of Hennies private tree collection will illustrate all the shaping styles in bonsai, from root over rock, to the baobab style, and provide ample inspiration to any bonsai enthusiast and gardening fundi.

With decades of experience in the Bonsai industry, Hennie Smit welcomes you to visit his informal bonsai Growing Nursery in Tzaneen and visit his private Bonsai garden to view his spectacular Bonsai collection.

Although we do not deliver to other areas of the country, we welcome both the public and garden centres to visit us for their bonsai needs. We have thousands of starter trees and Yamadori growing happily at our Growing Nursery, waiting for their new home.

Visit Hennie’s Bonsai, one of the largest bonsai growing nurseries in South Africa. Make an appointment today!


We sell our bonsai at whole sale prices to Nurseries and members of the Public who visit us at our informal bonsai nursery in Tzaneen, Limpopo, South Africa.

Our love for everything bonsai comes through in the care and maintenance of our quality starters trees, all the way to the best trees in Hennie’s Collection.


Hennie’s Bonsai doesn’t just have one of the largest collections of bonsai trees for sale in South Africa, but also often has quality imported bonsai pots, tools and bonsai wire available.