How to take care of bonsai tree?
What is Bonsai?
Bonsai plant is that plant which you can place indoor and outdoor both as you wish. Bonsai look like a miniature tree. You can take any type of plant and make as a bonsai it’s depend on you which plant you can take it . Most of the plants which you use as a bonsai like ficus bonsai, Jade bonsai , Hawaiian umbrella ,desert rose , bougainvillea etc. Bonsai comes from Japan . You can give any shape , style to a bonsai .Now a days most of the people have a hobby to grow a bonsai . It’s look very pretty at office and home . If you want to grow bonsai at home then you can select one variety from these …..
- Desert rose
- Jade plant
- Pine plant
- Ficus plant
- China orange
- Ficus tiger bark
You can select any one all the bonsai plant looks beautiful.
Location – If you can place the bonsai indoor then it’s needs bright light. Tube light or window sunlight is enough to bonsai . If you placed outdoor then it’s not need direct sunlight . You can placed it shady area.
Watering – Bonsai tree not need too much water . When you give water first you check the soil if it dry then you can give the water . You maintain a schedule to giving water . If you give water as like a other plants then your bonsai get root rot . So you should maintain the balance of water.
Soil – You need purse soil for bonsai . Sandy soil absorb water quickly it’s not hold water a long time . It is a best soil for bonsai if you include some particle of the stones then they help to maintain the humidity.
Bonsai needs fertilizer- Its needs nitrogen , phosphorus , potassium so, you can give NPK fertilizer . These three components are very important to the grow of bonsai tree.
Pruning- When your bonsai look uneven shape then you prune it and maintain it’s shape . Bonsai have not a fix time to pruning.
How to give shape of branches ?
1. Take a flexible wire.
2. Select branch which to want to give a shape.
3. Start warping around the trunk .
4 . Give the shape it with the help of wires as you want .
5. After 1 year ago you can remove all the warped wires.
You can see as a below picture .
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