Almost everyone knows about the existence of these beautiful, miniature replicas of a real tree called a bonsai. Anyone can plant it, but it is extremely important to choose seedlings settled in the surrounding climatic conditions. For anything you need to know about it, just call your local professional gardener for best advice.
The growing process itself seems very simple, and yet the care of the mini tree must be proper. Most importantly – this is compliance with conditions favorable for the proper development of plants, which is possible with a balanced light, humidity, temperature, watering and fertilizing the soil.
A traditional type of bonsai has the following features:
at the base of a particularly pronounced system of rhizomes;
clear and demarcated outline of the branched part;
the branches and trunk are visible through the leaves;
perfect resemblance to the original.
Popular types and rules for care
The following coniferous and deciduous bonsai are suitable for cultivation:
The European olive.
This is an evergreen shrub that blooms every year. It loves a climate at a temperature of + 5 to + 18 degrees, enough light, fresh climate, soil of clay and sand, moderate watering.
Carmona, or tea tree.
It is an evergreen tree up to 10 meters. It loves warm climate and lighting.
This is the ideal option for beginners in this endeavor.It loves heat, sun and moisture.
It consists of plants of different species, and does not require special care.
Care for the bonsai
The proper care contents features which involve the following steps:
terms pruning of the crown;
prepare a special peat mixture containing clay, sand, humus;
compliance with the optimum temperature in the range of 10 to 18 degrees heat;
absolute exception of interconnected winds;
avoiding direct sunlight;