Flowering Bonsai Trees

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Flowering bonsai trees: Buy online

BonsaiBonsai trees are a Japanese phenomenon, right? Actually, they were first cultivated in China where these miniature trees are referred to as penjing and have been popular for thousands of years.

They are exceptionally calming in the home and indeed,one of their functions is that of contemplation – and they are often referred to as a ‘three dimension poem ‘ or a ‘living sculpture’. The careful pruning and cultivation of these trees to create the most pleasing visual shapes serve to distinguish them from other potted plants. They are often incorporated into miniature landscapes and form a bond with the natural world that you can enjoy in your home every day.

Particularly attractive are the flowering versions. You can see from the photograph on the left how dramatic they can look, especially if you take a little time and trouble to light them effectively. Some even bear fruit. They are a beautiful way to bring nature into your home, even the smallest apartment.

Caring for a bonsai tree can be extremely easy. It’s important to choose the right type of tree for the surroundings in which you intend to keep it. The site which is linked below has a wealth of information about selecting the right tree for you and how to keep it healthy. Some trees, for example, are suitable for out of doors and look terrific on a balcony or patio. Others need plenty of natural light and water and humidity is important. Some seem the thrive on neglect. The site will help you to choose the right tree.

The tree species available are native to China or Japan and are largely cultivated in the United States by a genuine enthusiast.

You can find out more here.

 


 

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Jackie Jackson, also known online as BritFlorida, is a highly experienced designer and writer. British born and now living in the USA, she specialises in lifestyle issues, design and quirky stories. You can see a wide range of articles here, or visit her website Tastes Magazine. See The Writer’s Door for more information.

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  1. Hi,I have Chinese Elm which I bought back in April’12 from an online nursery and has been growing well indoors, until about November when slowly by slowly all the leaves dropped off leaving a completely bare tree. I have recently re-potted it as I felt the soil for which it was originally planted in was too compacted and had white insects in the soil. I completely washed away all soil and had a look at the root system cutting back if necessary and re-potted in a Akadama soil mix. I have also preformed a cambium test on a couple of the branches and they are both showing a dark green underneath the bark. Is there anything else I can do for it at present or will I have to wait till nearer spring to see ?

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