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Sooner or later, you need to transplant your bonsai trees. When you do, you need good instructions (see our bonsai books) and bonsai transplanting tools. We offer high quality Koyo Japanese bonsai transplanting tools and Bonsai Aesthetic tools for the novice.
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Root Hook
Bonsai Aesthetics Root Hook 10"
List Price: $7.95
Our Price: $5.95

If you do a lot of transplanting with large trees or root bound nursery stock, you'll need a good strong root hook. Built to last a lifetime. Made in China.
Bonsai Tree Root Rake by Bonsai Aesthetics
Bonsai Aesthetics 2 Prong Root Rake
List Price: $8.80
Our Price: $6.80

Bonsai Aesthetics 2 Prong Root Rake . This powerful, attractive, and very affordable bonsai root rake is perfect for repotting your bonsai trees.
Bonsai Tree Root Rake by Bonsai Aesthetics
Bonsai Aesthetics Stainless 3 Prong Root Rake
List Price: $9.95
Our Price: $7.95

Bonsai Aesthetics 3 Prong Root Rake . This powerful, attractive, and very affordable bonsai root rake is perfect for repotting your bonsai trees.
Bonsai Tree Stainless 3 Prong Root Rake with Tweezers by Bonsai Aesthetics
Bonsai Aesthetics Stainless 3 Prong Root Rake with Tweezers
List Price: $9.95
Our Price: $7.95

Bonsai Aesthetics 3 Prong Root Rake with Tweezers. This powerful, attractive, and very affordable bonsai root rake-tweezer is perfect for a range of bonsai tree tasks.
Bonsai Tree Root Hook for transplanting by Bonsai Aesthetics
Bonsai Aesthetics Single Prong Bonsai Root Hook
List Price: $9.95
Our Price: $7.95

Bonsai tree root hook. If you do a lot of transplanting with large bonsai trees or root bound nursery stock, you will need a good root hook to untangle those tough old roots. NOTE: THE IMAGE USED HERE IS OF A VERY SIMILAR, BUT SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT ROOT TOOL.
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Bonsai Sickle
List Price: $12.95
Our Price: $9.95

Bonsai tree sickle. An excellent small, light bonsai tree & grass sickle. Saw teeth sickles are great tools for cutting bonsai roots when transplanting bonsai trees.
Bonsai Tree Trowel by Koyo Quality Tools
Bonsai Tree Trowel by Koyo Quality Tools
List Price: $11.95
Our Price: $9.95

Bonsai Tree Trowel. You can use this handsome high quality tool for mossing and soil surface grooming. Heavy duty metal blade, wooden handle. 7" Made in Japan by Koyo Quality Tools
Roshi Stainless Extended Bonsai Tree Root Hook
Roshi Stainless Extended Bonsai Tree Root Hook
List Price: $12.95
Our Price: $10.00

Roshi Stainless Extended Bonsai Tree Root Hook. If you do a lot of
transplanting with large bonsai trees or root bound nursery stock, you
will need a good root hook
Bonsai Tree Transplanting Sickle by Koyo Quality Tools
Bonsai Tree Transplanting Sickle by Koyo Quality Tools
List Price: $14.00
Our Price: $11.00

Bonsai Tree Transplanting Sickle. This is a very handy bonsai tool. Especially good for getting stubborn root bound bonsai trees out of pots and cutting into tangled rootballs. 5" handle, 3" blade.
Koyo Soil Rake 10"
Koyo Soil Rake 10"
List Price: $14.95
Our Price: $11.95

You can use this handsome three pronged rake for loosening soil and combing out roots when transplanting (if the roots are very tightly bound you might need a root hook). Also good for roughing up compact soil surfaces for better aeration, weeding and more. Use the spatula at the other end for tamping loose soil or moss, and freeing up soil around the edge of the pot when transplanting.
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Bonsai Aesthetics Novice Grade Root Cutter 7"
List Price: $18.00
Our Price: $14.00

Bonsai tree root cutters are designed and built strong enough for even the toughest old roots. Essential for transplanting larger older bonsai trees.
Roshi Novice Grade Bonsai Tree and All-Purpose Butterfly Shears
Roshi Economy Grade Bonsai Tree & All-Purpose Butterfly Shears
List Price: $24.00
Our Price: $18.00
SALE: $14.00

Roshi Tools are known for their precision, quality, durability, beauty and reasonable prices and Roshi Economy grade tools are no exception. Good for top and root pruning and double as excellent all-purpose shears with a number of uses well beyond bonsai.
Bonsai Tree 3 Piece Stainless Root Tools & Tweezer Set by Bonsai Aesthetics
3 Piece Stainless Bonsai Root Tools & Tweezer Set by Bonsai Aesthetics
List Price: $24.00
Our Price: $19.00
SALE: $16.00

3 Piece Root Tools & Tweezer Set by Bonsai Aesthetics. This very affordable set of stainless bonsai root tools-tweezers will take care of a range of your bonsai and other needs.
Roshi Stainless Bonsai Tree & All Purpose Butterfly Shears
Roshi Stainless Economy Grade Bonsai & All Purpose Butterfly Shears
List Price: $26.00
Our Price: $19.95

Roshi Tools are known for their precision, quality, durability, beauty and reasonable prices and Roshi Economy grade tools are no exception. Good for top and root pruning and double as excellent all-purpose shears with a number of uses well beyond bonsai.
Heavy Duty Bonsai Tree Root Saw 13"
Heavy Duty Bonsai Root Saw 13"
List Price: $25.00
Our Price: $19.95

The perfect saw for cutting through tough old roots and densely compacted root masses. The heavy duty blade is impulse hardened with Tri-Edge tooth design which, according to the manufacturer, cuts 50% faster than traditional tooth designs.
Satsuki Bonsai Tree Shears by Roshi Bonsai Tools - High Carbon Steel
Satsuki Bonsai Tree Shears by Roshi Bonsai Tools 7" (180 mm)
List Price: $32.00
Our Price: $25.00

Roshi high carbon steel bonsai tools are famous for precision cutting, durability and excellent prices. These excellent shears are designed for trimming azalea bonsai but are really suited to a range of tasks where precision is the goal. 7" (180 mm)
Bonsai Soil Sieve Set 3 screens
Bonsai Soil Sieve Set 3 screens by Yoshiaki
List Price: $29.00
Our Price: $26.00

It is always a good idea to sift the very small particles out of your soil before potting. This helps aeration by keeping your soil cleaner and reducing clogging around the drain holes. Stainless steel. Small 11.5" diameter, 2 3/4" deep.
Heavy Duty Bonsai Tree Root Shears by Roshi Tools - High Carbon Steel
Heavy Duty Bonsai Tree Root Shears by Roshi Tools 7.5" (190 mm)
List Price: $34.00
Our Price: $28.00

These excellent high carbon steel heavy duty shears by Roshi are designed primarily for root pruning, but some people prefer to use them for heavy top pruning cuts. 7.5" (190 mm).
Hori-Hori Weeding & Bonsai Tree Tool & Knife
Hori-Hori Weeding & Bonsai Knife - Carbon Steel
List Price: $35.00
Our Price: $29.95

Hori-Hori Weeding & Bonsai tree knife. Strong carbon steel. A wonderful and versatile weeding, bonsai & all-purpose tool. Excellent for digging up bonsai trees.
Hori-Hori Weeding & Bonsai Tree Tool & Knife, Stainless steel
Hori-Hori Weeding & Bonsai Knife - Stainless Steel
List Price: $38.00
Our Price: $34.00
SALE: $29.95

Hori-Hori Weeding & Bonsai Tree Knife, Stainless Steel. A wonderful and versatile weeding, bonsai & all-purpose tool. Excellent for digging up bonsai trees.
Mighty Mouse Bonsai Tree Turntable by Yoshiaki 8"
Mighty Mouse Bonsai Tree Turntable by Yoshiaki 8"
List Price: $45.00
Our Price: $39.00
SALE: $32.00

Mighty Mouse Bonsai Tree Turntable by Yoshiaki. This affordable small turntable is made for smaller bonsai trees but strong enough to spin a 200 lb man.
Bonsai Soil Sieve Set 3 screens
Bonsai Soil Sieve Set 3 screens by Yoshiaki - Large size
List Price: $45.00
Our Price: $39.00

It is always a good idea to sift the very small particles out of your soil before potting. This helps aeration by keeping your soil cleaner and reducing clogging around the drain holes. Stainless steel. Large 14.5" diameter, 3" deep.
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Koyo Quality Bonsai Root Cutter 7"
List Price: $65.00
Our Price: $55.00

Bonsai tree root cutters are designed and built strong enough for even the toughest old bonsai tree roots. They are essential for transplanting larger older bonsai trees.
Okatsune Heavy Duty Garden & Bonsai Tree Handsnips
Okatsune Heavy Duty Hand Snips for bonsai trees & garden 8.5"
List Price: $84.00
Our Price: $69.00

Okatsune Heavy Duty Handsnips / Shears for bonsai trees and garden. These are what the Japanese pros use. Big, strong, tough, durable, for roots, branches, candling & much more.

More Japanese Garden Tools
Koyo Stainless Root Cutters 8"
Koyo Masters Grade Stainless Root Cutters 8"
List Price: $99.00
Our Price: $88.00

There are two good reasons why you might want to use one set of tools for root pruning and another for top pruning. First, to protect your top pruning tools from harsh soil particles and second, because roots are often more fibrous and tougher than branches. Which is where root cutters come in. Designed and built strong enough for even the toughest old roots, they are essential if you plan on transplanting larger older bonsai.