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It's me, your bonsai Squidward. Will you grant me my final request?
— Squidward's Bonsai, "Bubble Troubles"
Squidward's Bonsai
Physical appearance
Color: Dark green
Eye color: Light green
Classification: Tree
Series information
First appearance: "Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost"
Latest appearance: "Bubble Troubles"
List of characters

The Bonsai is Squidward's little tree that he carved of himself. Its main appearance is in "Bubble Troubles."


Title Role(s) in episode
"Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost" (tr) Debut; cameo
"Bubble Troubles" (tr) Speaking role, minor


"Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost"

The Bonsai makes a cameo appearance in Squidward's gallery.

"Bubble Troubles"

The Bonsai is seen being clipped by Squidward in his gallery. While tending to the Bonsai, he notices a stray leaf hanging from the Bonsai's nose. Just before he cuts the leaf, he gets startled by SpongeBob and Patrick's screaming and accidentally cuts the Bonsai's head off. The Bonsai's head then comes to life and asks Squidward to grant its final request. He agrees, and the Bonsai asks him to avenge it.



Topiaries are trimmed to a certain shape, thus Squidward's "bonsai" is really a topiary

  • Technically, it is a topiary and not a bonsai. A bonsai is a miniturized tree, while a topiary is a bush, shrub, or tree trimmed into a certain shape (in this case, Squidward's head).

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