Indoor Bonsai Tree – Taking care of Indoor Bonsai Trees

July 23, 2009 by  
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Don’t you think bonsai trees are fascinating? Their intricate design and how they are made truly mesmerizes the viewer. How it is able to survive in a small pot indoors, at home, in the office or maybe as a decoration in restaurants is a mystery to most of us who doesn’t own one. But now I have decided to reveal that mystery, I want to know how they survive and if I could take care of my very own bonsai plant. I want to buy bonsai trees.

Out in the market, there are a lot of bonsai trees for sale. I just have to find the right one for my home, and I think you would want one too. But first we need to know how to do bonsai care before we buy bonsai trees so that they will not die.

Bonsai plants are originally kept outside, in their natural environment for them to survive. In this day and age, bonsai plants are now kept indoors for decorative purposes. And in this condition, there are things to consider that would provide them with proper bonsai care.

Sunlight is important and needed for them to grow so adequate amounts should be given. Placing your trees near a window where the sun shines is advisable. Too much could also dry them up fast so you need to water them as needed, taking care that you do not over water them and cause them to rot. Nutrients could also be given by using fertilizers. Trimming off dead and unwanted leaves is also a must to ensure that your trees are in perfect condition. There could also be other insects and parasites that would harm your tree. So give your bonsai much attention and remove these insects before they could cause further harm.

With these in mind, I am now ready to buy bonsai trees. I am ready to experience the joy of having my own bonsai tree inside my home.

Bonsai Tree – How to Select your First Bonsai Tree

July 21, 2009 by  
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I had my first bonsai tree a couple of years ago and now, it is still here with me together with my other bonsai trees. I love bonsai trees. I provide them with proper bonsai care to make them grow beautifully. If you are planning to buy bonsai trees but still don’t know what type to get or which bonsai tree to start with, this article will help you find your very first tree.

I want a bonsai tree and I want to place it indoors, at a table perhaps. Or maybe I want to place it outside so everyone can see it. Bonsai plants can survive in both indoors and outdoors. It just depends on what type of tree you get. If you are planning to buy bonsai trees and put it indoors, trees of the genus Ficus or the family of Fig trees are one of the trees of choice. Other plants such as the Dragon plant, Jade tree, Hawaiian umbrella tree and the holiday cactus could also be chosen. These kinds of plants can thrive and survive indoor conditions. Other tree types on the other hand could not, and so they must be placed outside in its natural environment.

When you have already determined where to put in and what type of tree to get, you can now consider what type of style you want for your bonsai tree. From the simple formal upright style to the more complex growing-in-a-rock style, bonsai trees have many different but each beautiful style.

After you buy bonsai trees of your choice, don’t forget to give it bonsai care. Provide them with adequate nutrition, enough water and sunlight. Give them full attention and be sensitive to their needs so that your bonsai will grow and flourish for many more years to come.