Author: Josh Stockton

How To Grow Your Own Azalea Bonsai Tree

The Azalea is one of the most popular bonsai trees because of its beautiful flowers. Even when the Azalea bonsai is not in bloom, it is a spectacular green since it is an evergreen tree. There are numerous varieties of the Azalea plant with various shades of red or pink flowers. Some Azalea trees even have white flowers. However, the most popular variety that is recommended by most people and is easily available is the Satsuki Azalea. Satsuki Azalea bonsai are one of the most sought after species of indoor bonsai regularly available.  These miniature Azalea plants are gorgeous...

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How To Grow A Wisteria Bonsai Tree

The Wisteria tree is often used in bonsai because of the clumps of fragrant flowers it produces. These fast growing, climbing trees develop into gorgeous bonsai under the right conditions.  The rapid growth thickens the truck very quickly, making the tree look very old. When in bloom, this bonsai will stop anyone in their tracks. Watering Wisteria Bonsai Wisteria like the sun, and therefore dry out very quickly.  Check this tree at least once a day for moisture and water if needed.  We recommend that you submerge the tree in water up to the brim of the pot for...

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Caring For Your Golden Gate Ficus Bonsai Tree: Your One Stop Guide

Golden Gate Ficus bonsai, like all other Ficus varieties, require warm and humid environments to thrive. For this reason alone, this species is best grown as an indoor bonsai in most locations. In warm locations, you can place this tree outside during the summer to cut back on maintenance and provide ideal conditions. The Golden Gate Ficus is grown for the attractive gray trunk that they produce. This species grows a thick, sturdy trunk to compliment the shiny green leaves. The gray trunk in also accented with white stripes, giving it the nickname “Tiger Stripe Ficus”. This bonsai also...

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How To Grow Japanese Maple Bonsai Trees

Japanese maple trees are one of the most extravagant specimens of bonsai trees regularly available today. They can be grown in formal upright, informal upright, and slanting style outdoor bonsai.  These trees are regularly trained as bonsai due to their spectacular colors, decent growth rate, and overall scalability.  Another strong case for using Japanese maples for your miniature tree is the fact that there are many cultivators, or genetic strains, that already grow dwarfed and are easily trained. I will cover the basic strategies that are essential to understand when owning and training a Japanese maple bonsai. Watering Japanese...

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How to Grow Your Own Dogwood Bonsai

Dogwood trees are native to Eastern Asia, and make for gorgeous bonsai trees. These trees produce large four-petaled flowers in late spring, producing an extremely flashy tree.  After the flowers die back, a large red berry remains.  The trunk of this tree has exfoliating bark which gives it an old look very early. This tree is one of the most beautiful outdoor bonsai species to grow. Watering Dogwood Bonsai This bonsai requires an immense amount of sunlight.  That, in turn, requires frequent watering to compensate for the extra drying in the soil.  Water your bonsai by placing the pot...

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