MANY BONSAI TREE FOR BEGINNERS

JUNIPER

BONSAI TREE FOR BEGINNERS
BONSAI TREE FOR BEGINNERS

Juniper It is the type of indoor bonsai which is the most recognizable by the general public for being a bonsai tree. In truth, it’s not a tree…it’s really a shrub. There are a wide variety of junipers you can choose from. With it’s distinctive needles and easy-to-shape trunk, the juniper really epitomizes “bonsai”. Junipers are economical and are the easiest to trim and form. Another bonus, they can easily be purchased from your local nursery.

Junipers are probably more easily found at your local nursery -vs- the Japanese maple. Also, the cold hard truth is that your first indoor bonsai will probably die. It’s a sad fact but the art of indoor bonsai is all trial and error. You don’t ride a bike the first time you get on it…you are going to make mistakes. The same applies to indoor bonsai you are going to forget to water…water too much…bottom line…the odds are your first tree is a goner.

JAPANESE RED MAPLE

BONSAI TREE FOR BEGINNERS
BONSAI TREE FOR BEGINNERS

This is a great starter tree for the indoor bonsai beginner and a beautiful tree to boot. The leaves of this indoor bonsai will be a duller red in the summer. However, the real show is in the fall when the leaves turn a vivid red/orange. Another bonus is that this is an easy indoor bonsai to prune. The leaves can be shrunk down to one or less inches which is perfect for the upright informal style of indoor bonsai. It is easy on the pocketbook and you can find these mainly online or at your local nursery (call ahead – not all nurseries carry this). The color is what makes it my first choice for an indoor bonsai.

ORANGES

BONSAI TREE FOR BEGINNERS
BONSAI TREE FOR BEGINNERS

Many types of citrus exciting to be bonsai. The main attraction is a blend between the orange bonsai dwarf plant with bright orange fruit or green and has a distinctive odor. To compensate for the beauty of the citrus fruit that plants, it is advisable to choose plants orange tree-shaped and not shaped bushes or shrubs. The characteristics of citrus plants.

Has green leaves with a position facing each other or intersect with transparent oil glands.

Leaves 2 cm long.

Citrus crop has androgynous flowers with petals number 4-5.

Fruit size and color vary depending on the type.

PINUS

BONSAI TREE FOR BEGINNERS
BONSAI TREE FOR BEGINNERS

Pine (Pinus mercusii) are often found growing in the mountain forests.

This plant can grow well at a height of 250-2000 m above sea level.

Plant height can reach 20-40 m.

Having a hard rod straight, slender, and many contain latex.

The leaves are needle-shaped base is covered with thin scales.

Cone-shaped fruit with a seed flat.

Because the leaves are bright green with a unique leaf shape, then bonsai from pine has its own charm.