Azalea forms part of the Rhododendron genus that contains around 1000 tree species. Of all these species, Satsuki azalea (Rhododendron indicum), Kurume azalea (Rhododendron kiusianum x R. obtusum), and Kaempferi Azaleas (Rhododendron kaempferi) are most commonly used as bonsai.
The evergreen Crassula ovata, also commonly known as Money Plant, Money Tree, Jade Tree, and Lucky Plant, is a succulent native to the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces of South Africa as well as Mozambique. It is commonly grown as a garden plant and a bonsai all over the world.
The bougainvillea sapectabilis is a gloriously coloured ornamental woody shrub with heart-shaped leaves, vibrant petals and thorny stems. The plant is named after the French Navy Admiral Louis Antoine de Bougainville when he and Philibert Commerce, a French botanist, discovered it in 1768 whilst on a global journey.
Orange is a firey colour — in no instances is it cold. Orange can be used in the garden to bring a touch of heat to a particular area, or play off the changing colours of autumn. Additionally, orange is a colour that naturally attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and pollinating insects. Orange’s complimentary colour is blue,
Merchandisers and manufacterers say that products in yellow packages sell better than in any other colour. Yellow is apparently the colour of friendship, as in giving yellow roses or yellow carnations. Yellow is also a primary colour, along with blue and red. The complimentary colour of yellow is purple, which is opposite on the colour
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So you finally got that bonsai you always wanted, but despite all your preparations to care for this magnificent little tree, something went wrong and now you’re fearing for your plant’s life.
Caring for bonsai can be very difficult, but don’t despair just yet, it might not be too late.
Is your bonsai tree shedding leaves at an alarming rate? Don’t panic, and keep reading!
This could be a perfectly natural event, or it could indicate a severe problem. Your first step should be to figure out why your tree is losing leaves. Then you can take appropriate action.
You should act quickly to intervene in case the loss of leaves is due to a severe problem that you will need to correct immediately. Or it could be as simple as going into dormancy for the winter – something that Chinese elm bonsai trees are prone to.
Water Jasmine is a tree species native to Southeast Asia that can reach around 20 feet (6 meters) in the wild.
Despite being a large tree, it has become very popular as a bonsai. You might recognize it by any of these names: Water Jasmine, Wild Water Plum, Sacred Buddhist, Wondrous
The Trident maple (Acer buergerianum) is a hardy, vigorous tree that responds well to bonsai culture and is a great plant for beginners. This tree was bred in Taiwan and eastern China, where it has been a popular bonsai plant and is also known as the Chinese Maple bonsai tree.