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Bonsai Trees For Sale

Updated on November 1, 2012

Bonsai Trees For Sale

Before we get to the the best deals in Bonsai Trees...Lets give you some background information on this marvellous plant.

Bonsai is the Japanese art of growing trees, or woody plants shaped as trees, in containers.

A Bonsai tree makes the perfect choice for a gift...For it offers the viewer a closeness with the beauty and perfection of delicate things.

While the amount of information to the first time Bonsai tree buyer can be overwhelming Í'll attempt to simplify the process for you.

The first step in choosing a Bonsai tree is deciding between an indoor Bonsai Tree or an outdoor one.

Outdoor deciduous bonsai trees require the same climate changes in spring, summer, fall, and winter as full-sized trees.

Deciduous bonsai do well in regions with humidity levels of 50% to 75% and yearly temperature ranges of 20 to 100 degree F.

During winter, deciduous bonsai must remain outdoors. This period of dormancy is essential--without it, the tree may become unhealthy and susceptible to disease.

Protect or "heel-in" your bonsai by covering the pot and soil with pine needles or mulch. Place the tree against a wall to shield it from extreme winds.

Outdoor bonsai are more vulnerable to extreme cold than full-size trees and should be moved to a garage, shed, cold frame, or basement when temperatures fall below 20 degrees F.

If you prefer an outdoor variety I would suggest the pine, bald cypress or Juniper. The maple Bonsai tree while being the most expensive is also the most stunning especially in the fall when the leaves change color.

Indoor bonsai trees on the other hand are tropical plants that are adaptable to indoor conditions. They should be left in a place with good air flow, but avoid cold drafts, drying heat vents, and appliances with heat exhausts.

They prefer bright sunny areas near windows facing southeast or west. A location with morning sun and afternoon shade is best.

Indoor Bonsai grow well indoors year-round, however they can also flourish outdoors on a patio or deck that receives indirect sunlight.

They are able to withstand outdoor summer temperatures up to 100 degrees F, as well as dryer, desert climates as long as they are WATERED adequately.

When night temperatures fall below 55 degrees F it is advisable to bring the Bonsai indoors.

An important thing to remember... DO NOT allow tropical bonsai to freeze.

Here are some examples of Bonsai trees.

Bonsai Coniferous

Beautiful Bonsai Trees

More Beautiful Bonsai examples.


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