Azalea as bonsai are stunning due to the abundant flowers which come in all colours, shapes and sizes. There are many varieties so species selection is key to ensure that you have the one you want. They belong to the Rhododendron genus which is part of the Ericaceae family.
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The S. Azalea he was working on had been pruned incorrectly historically; it appeared that it had only been worked on by tip pruning to maintain the overall aesthetic shape. Therefore the pads were not very healthy, they had lots of dead branches in the interior of them and lacked the structure required to maintain… Read more »
During our recent trip to Holland, we called in at ‘t Veerle in Belgium which is a hidden gem of Japanese Bonsai trees in particular Pinus parviflora and Satsuki Azalea. They also have a large collection of Niwaki garden trees plus Koi too, all set in a great landscaped garden with adjoining resturant.