Types Of Bonzai Plants You Can Buy

Category: Uncategorized | By admin | May 30, 2012 - 12:00 am |

There is a nearly endless number of bonzai trees available. Here are a few of the more popular bonzai varieties.

Chinese Juniper, also known as Shimpaku or Juniperus chinesis, grows in an irregular mound-like shape. Its soft, dark green needles grow all year round.

Bald Cypress or Taxodium distinchum is a very slow-growing bonzai with feather-like foliage. This tree is said to be a good starter bonzai for beginners.

Another choice for a beginner is the Okinawa Holly bonzai, also called Malphigia coccigera, which is easy to maintain. It grows small pink flowers during the warmer months. (more…)

Different Types Of Tropical Bonzai Plants

Category: Uncategorized | By admin | May 27, 2012 - 12:00 am |

There are several types of Bonsai plants, some being easier than others to grow, these can be purchased at your local nursery or other large retailers that sell plants as well as some specialty shops. These types of plants can be grown either indoors or outdoors during temperate weather. Some of the most popular and easiest are the Ficus, this plant responds well to the frequent pruning required to keep a Bonsai’s shape. Others include the Jade plant, Mock orange, Boxwood and the Money plant. All these (more…)

Caring For Your Tropical Bonzai Plants

Category: Uncategorized | By admin | May 26, 2012 - 12:00 am |

The bonsai is a combination of art and horticulture, and no two plants are alike. With proper care, bonsai can thrive for hundreds of years becoming legacies from one generation to another. Contrary to popular belief, bonsai are not dwarf hybrids but are rather suitable small leafed varieties that grow naturally in the wild. The Japanese favor varieties such as bamboo, pine, plum and azalea for their bonsai artistic creations.

Tropical bonsai are outdoor plants and should be cared for in climes that accommodate the ability to grow them outdoors or in a temperature and humidity controlled greenhouse.Confused? (more…)

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