35. Mike Lebanik

Davenport, Florida


This tree began as a cutting that was started by Jim Moody approximately 25 years ago. Jim was widely known as the person who introduced Brazilian rain trees to bonsai, but he was also part a group of individuals that pioneered and shaped bonsai in Florida.


Jaboticaba / Jaboticaba myrciaria cauliflora

Estimated Age: 25 years old
Time in Training: 20 years
Origin: this tree began as a cutting
Container: Japanese
Stand: Sean Smith (USA)