Bonsai Ilex exposed roots
Bonsai Ilex exposed roots 20 cm pot
Pot size plant Ø 20cm
Underplate not included
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Bonsai Ilex crenata is an outdoor tree native to Japan and Russia. It has very small dark green leaves. It flowers during the summer with small...
Bonsai Ilex crenata is an outdoor tree native to Japan and Russia. It has very small dark green leaves. The Bonsai flowers in the summer with white petty flowers followed by black berries. The roots are exposed and rise up from the ground that this is what makes it a spectacular bonsai appreciated by amateurs.
- 1 x Bonsai Ilex exposed roots
|Botanical name||Bonsai Ilex exposed roots|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Preferred Soil||Well drained soil|
|Mature width||30cm - 40cm|
How to take care of Bonsai Ilex exposed roots 20 cm pot
Your Bonsai Ilex exposed roots 20 cm pot requires a bright place but avoid direct sunlight to prevent withering. For a successful indoor bonsai you need to provide good sunlight and fresh air movement, additional humidity will also help. If this cannot be provided then grow your bonsai as an outdoor specimen in a sheltered location. Daily watering of the roots and sprinkling of the leaves is necessary. When the top of the soil looks dry, immerse the pot in water (just over the rim of the pot) until air bubbles cease, your Bonsai Ilex exposed roots 20 cm pot must remain damp at all times. Take the pot out of the water and drain. Do this once a week. Feed once every 2 weeks from spring to late summer with a Fertilizer . Trim Bonsai Ilex exposed roots 20 cm pot regularly with a sharp pair of scissors, as new shoots emerge shape some of them with wire remove others this will encourage growth of dense twigs neat foliage. Pruning roots repotting is best done every two years in early spring when the roots will heal quickly, use compost that is free draining but moisture retentive, do not feed for a few weeks afterwards. ATTENTION: in autumn the tree tends to loose part of its leaves, do not worry; the tree is not dead, new foliage will appear. Do not leave Bonsai Ilex exposed roots 20 cm pot outside during frosty periods. Place in a conservatory or unheated room.
Brown crisp leaves : Lack of water. Leaf turning yellow : Over watering. Glossy, sticky leaves: Your tree may have Aphids.
For additional instructions see product packaging.