Ficus microcarpa is a great species for bonsai and a firm favourite for indoor use in the UK from a tropical species that copes with being cared for indoors as it needs to warmth.
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If you want to start a hobby then why not think about bonsai, it is fun, rewarding and their are few limits to what you can create, but first here are a few simple principles to think about initially.
Carmona microphylla is a common species used for indoor or otherwise tropical bonsai in the UK and is one species many people starting the bonsai hobby have once owned or even still own. It is commonly called the Fukien tea tree.
If you are looking to keep bonsai but do not have space outside or just want to keep a bonsai tree inside then look no further than at tropical bonsai tree species as these need warmer growing conditions and are ideal to keep indoors.
If you are keen to have a bonsai why not consider a succulent bonsai, they are easy to grow, can be grown indoors in the UK as they require warmth and they require less watering and can still produce the iconic shapes of bonsai trees as demonstrated by the Jade plant (Portulacaria) in the leading… Read more »
We are now back from our Annual pilgrimage to Lodders or ‘Bonsai Fest’. Derek, Amelia, Ross and I have been doing this for the last five years. You would think that by now we would have been bored by it, but everytime we go we find something else to interest us. The huge amount of… Read more »
This is the story so far of my first bonsai tree purchase which was a Taiwan fig and to share possibly common themes with others who are just starting out with a bonsai tree and hopefully to encourage them to along the way. The following explains a stage of events from a healthy tree to… Read more »