Get Jack Pine Bonsai
Pics. Today, the jack pine is used for lumber for construction, telephone poles, and fence posts. The bark of the jack pine bonsai is fairly thick and develops noticeable cracks over time.
Jack pine (pinus banksiana) is an eastern north american pine. Bonsai jacks are tools designed to bend heavy branches and trunks. Live and learn or take my advise.
In the wild, this tree is a habitat and nesting ground for the endangered kirtland's warbler bird.
Jack pines have been becoming more popular amount bonsai artists. Jack pine's irregular pattern of growth often provides it with a 'bonsai' appearance. Jack pine is one of several native pines depended on fires for regeneration. I have limited experience with jack pines, but pines in general can be dead for a while before they start showing.