Welcome to the website of the Oyama Bonsai Kai. Situated in Plumstead, a leafy suburb in Cape Town, South Africa, Oyama Bonsai Kai is a vibrant club catering for bonsai practitioners ranging from complete beginners through to advanced growers. We meet on a monthly basis to discuss a range of different bonsai topics, watch presentations. We welcome people interested in starting bonsai and invite you to come and visit us.

Exciting Events


Fourth African Bonsai Convention (ABC4) took place in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape from 22 to 25 October.

An exciting line up of overseas bonsai artists shared their knowledge and experience.They had some very interesting ideas on bonsai and those who attended the convention will treasure an unforgetable experience!


Beginners Course

If you are interested in learning about the art of Bonsai and how to start the process of producing one, then the Annual Oyama Kai’s (club) Beginners Course is for you.

The course is run by members of Oyama who have over a century of combined experience.

Date of next course to be anounced soon.





We from time to time post videos. Any bonsai enthusiest can learn something from these infomative videos that is not only educational, but also fun to watch.





The club brings out a monthly Newsletter, about all the exciting happenings.

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