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Bonsai Soil by the Bag

Local Pick-up / Delivery

If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, you can buy bonsai soil by the bag for local pick-up at Encinal Nursery in Alameda, CA. Local delivery is also available. Check availability below; call (510-915-2025) or write  to place an order.

Volume Discounts

If you are a business, have a large collection, or are looking to save by splitting an order with friends or club members, buying by the pallet is a great option. Bulk rates apply to orders of 50+ total bags. See prices and availability information below.


Shipping by the pallet is available within the contiguous U.S. for orders of 50 bags (any combination of the soils below) or more. Pallets are shipped from California. Rates vary by state and range from approximately 150 per pallet on the West Coast to 325 on the East Coast. (Actual rates may differ as fuel rates change frequently.) Deliveries can be shipped to a business with a forklift or held at will call at the shipper's local service center. Call 510-915-2025 or write  for a quote.


Prices and Availability


Hard Akadama (Kotobuki), 18L bag

Size: S (1.5-6mm), M (7-12mm), L (12-18mm)

Price: 32.00 (22.00 bulk rate)

Availability: S (good), M (good)


Hard Akadama (Double Red Line), 14L bag

Size: S (1/16"-1/4"), M (1/4"-1/2")

Price: 30.00 (21.00 bulk rate)

Availability: S (good), M (good)


Clay King Conifer Mix (60% akadama), 18L bag

Size: S (3/32"-1/4"), M (1/4"-1/2")

Price: 40.00 (bulk rate: 30.00)

Availability: Sold out


Clay King Deciduous Mix (80% akadama), 18L bag

Size: S (3/32"-1/4"), M (1/4"-1/2")

Price: 40.00 (bulk rate: 30.00)

Availability: S (sold out), M (limited)


Aoki Blend, 16L bag

Aoki Blend is a mix of akadama (approx. 80%), kiryu (18%) and lava.

Size: S (1.5-5.5mm), M (5.5-8mm)

Price: 40.00 (bulk rate: 30.00)

Availability: S (sold out), M (limited)


Kanuma, 18L bag

Size: S (3/32"-1/4"), M (1/4"-3/8"), L (3/8"-3/4")

Price: 32.00 (22.00 bulk rate)

Availability: S (good), M (good), L (limited)


Pumice, 18L bag

Size: LL,  (.75"-1.5", imported from Japan)

Price: 30.00 (bulk rate: 20.00)

Availability: LL (limited)


Pumice, 25L bag

Size: S (3/32"-3/16"), M (3/16"-5/16"), L (5/16"-7/16"), LLL (1"-3")

Price: 18.00 (bulk rate: 13.00)

Availability: S (good), M (good), L (limited), LLL (limited)


Scoria (Lava Rock)

Size: S (3/32"-3/16"), M (3/16"-5/16"), L (5/16"-7/16")

Price 18 (bulk rate: 13.00)

Availability: Sold out


Drainage Screen

Available in 1m square sheets or 50m rolls. Will ship with pallet orders. Call or write for prices and availability.

Bag Sizes

14L Bag: 20.5" x 12.5" x 3"


16L Bag: 21" x 14" x 3"

18L Bag: 20" x 13" x 3.5"

25L Bag: 23" x 14" x 5"

Call Jonas at 510-915-2025 or write  with any questions - I'm looking forward to hearing from you!