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Bonsai! $20,000 dwarf tree stolen

Post by Rob Carson / The News Tribune on June 30, 2012 at 11:49 am with No Comments »
June 30, 2012 11:51 am

The Associated Press says a bonsai tree valued at $20,000 has been stolen from a nursery on Highway 16 near Gorst.

The bonsai tree, called a Hinoki Cypress Dwarf, is 57 years old and was donated to the Elandan Gardens in 1991. It was part of a large outdoor bonsai museum.
No other bonsai trees were taken from the nursery.

Police are investigating.

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