Bonsai
All you need to know about

How to care
for your Bonsai

Ficus Microcarpa 12 Inch Pot


Overview

The bonsai, a botanical diva in the world of houseplants. Originating from the illustrious family of woody perennial plants, it's the runt of the litter that stole the show. Hailing from China, it jet-setted to Japan in the 12th century, where it became all the rage faster than you can say "tiny tree." This green guru isn't just a potted plant; it's a symbol of patience, zen, and the undeniable charm of keeping things small. From junipers to maples, the bonsai family tree has a flair for the dramatic, boasting miniature landscapes that'll make your windowsill feel like a zen garden. So, if you're ready to dive into the world of miniature foliage and pretend you're a bonsai master, welcome to the club. Just don't forget the tiny watering can.

Bonsai Types

Ficus Benjamina
Ficus Microcarpa
Ficus Ginseng
Schefflera Actinophylla
Juniper
Cupressus
Crassula ovata

    Other Fun Facts

    • Bonsai cultivation began 2000 years ago! The oldest depiction of growing mini trees in a pot dates to 706, found in the tomb of Chinese Prince Zhanghuai.
    • “bon-sai” means “planted in a container”.
    • The wonderful Lord of the Rings movies were more than enough inspiration for Chris Guise to recreate the Bag End landscape in miniature, with a stunning Bonsai as a result.

    Plant Care Tips
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    Care Level 

    Caring for a Bonsai tree is not nearly as difficult as it might seem. However, as an indoor Bonsai trees there are a few basic guidelines to insure they stay happy and healthy.

    Quick Pruning Tip: Prune branches back to 2 leaves with a branch cutter or leaf shear, ensuring long growth is removed

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    Light

    Bonsai's like to receive 5-6 hours of bright, indirect sunlight daily, whether inside or outside. All Bonsai love to be outside in the warmer months (May-September), though there are many species which can be kept indoors year-round. Remember that the more sunlight and warmth your Bonsai receives, the more often it will need water.

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    Water

    Be sure not to water your tree if the soil is still wet, but don't let the tree dry out either, as they do prefer to stay moist. Best to water when the top inch of soil is dry.

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    Humidity

    Don't water if soil's wet, but don't let it dry out. Bonsai likes moist soil; water when top inch is dry. Watch humidity—too little dries them out, too much causes mildew. Place pots on trays with water-filled pebbles to balance humidity.t.

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    Temperature

    Bonsai do not like cold temperatures. Try to keep a temperature between 12-30°C degrees. most tropical bonsai will not tolerate temperatures below 7°C for any length of time without some damage.

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     Pets

    While not fatal, some bonsai trees may be poisonous for cats or dogs. These include Azaleas, Ficus, Jade or Palm trees. However, should be safe to be around your fur babies as long as they don't like munching on plants.

    Plant Care Tips
    Rating of 1 means .
    Rating of 4 means .
    The rating of this product for "" is 1.

    Care Level 

    Caring for a Bonsai tree is not nearly as difficult as it might seem. However, as an indoor Bonsai trees there are a few basic guidelines to insure they stay happy and healthy.

    Quick Pruning Tip: Prune branches back to 2 leaves with a branch cutter or leaf shear, ensuring long growth is removed

    Rating of 1 means .
    Rating of 6 means .
    The rating of this product for "" is 6.

    Light

    Bonsai's like to receive 5-6 hours of bright, indirect sunlight daily, whether inside or outside. All Bonsai love to be outside in the warmer months (May-September), though there are many species which can be kept indoors year-round. Remember that the more sunlight and warmth your Bonsai receives, the more often it will need water.

    Rating of 1 means .
    Rating of 6 means .
    The rating of this product for "" is 6.

    Water

    Be sure not to water your tree if the soil is still wet, but don't let the tree dry out either, as they do prefer to stay moist. Best to water when the top inch of soil is dry.

    Rating of 1 means .
    Rating of 6 means .
    The rating of this product for "" is 6.

    Humidity

    Don't water if soil's wet, but don't let it dry out. Bonsai likes moist soil; water when top inch is dry. Watch humidity—too little dries them out, too much causes mildew. Place pots on trays with water-filled pebbles to balance humidity.t.

    Rating of 1 means .
    Rating of 6 means .
    The rating of this product for "" is 6.

    Temperature

    Bonsai do not like cold temperatures. Try to keep a temperature between 12-30°C degrees. most tropical bonsai will not tolerate temperatures below 7°C for any length of time without some damage.

    Rating of 1 means .
    Rating of 6 means .
    The rating of this product for "" is 6.

     Pets

    While not fatal, some bonsai trees may be poisonous for cats or dogs. These include Azaleas, Ficus, Jade or Palm trees. However, should be safe to be around your fur babies as long as they don't like munching on plants.