Origin: Africa, Arabia Flowers: Pink and white, red Location: Indoors (lots of natural light) and outdoors (semi-shade, with relief from the sun during the afternoon) Minimum temperature: 5° C The Desert Rose makes a perfect Australian bonsai: it adapts well to a pot, thrives in hot and arid conditions, and boasts some of the most coveted flowers in the gardening ...

Origin: South Africa Growth season: Spring to autumn Flowers: White, star-shaped blossoms (autumn) Location: Indoors or outdoors, full sun Minimum temperature: 5° C Known as the ‘lucky plant’ or ‘money tree’, jade bonsais are thought to bring wealth and good fortune to their owners. As such, they have become a popular houseplant in homes all across Australia and the world. ...

Origin: Argentina, Bolivia Growth season: Spring to early summer Flowers: Blue and violet Location: Indoors and outdoors (full sun, semi-shade) Minimum temperature: 15° C Every year, Australia is transformed by the blossoming of beautiful blue blooms in our streets. Whether it’s a single tree in your front yard or vistas lined with the gorgeous canopy, jacaranda season is synonymous with ...

Origin: Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, North America, Eastern Europe Growth season: Winter to spring Flowers: White, pink, lilac, purple, orange, red (depending on species) Location: Indoors (filtered sunlight, or two hours direct sun) and outdoors (shade) Minimum temperature: 5° C One of the most beautiful bonsai options, azaleas are valued by plant lovers worldwide for their gorgeous flowers. With a ...

Origin: Sub-Saharan Africa Growth season: October – December Flowers: White Location: Indoors or outdoors (full sun) Minimum temperature: 12° C This tree’s unique, root-like branch structure is the subject of several legends. Some say that the tree was cast down from the heavens and landed upside down, where it started to grow. Others say that when God planted the baobab, ...

The plants most commonly used to grow bonsai plants are generally slow growing. There are some species that will grow faster than others, and some ways in which you can encourage good growth. Get the details here. Bonsai basics Bonsais are not one particular species of plant, but rather a way of growing hard-wooded plants to give the appearance that ...

Purchasing a good quality, young bonsai plant will likely cost you at least $100. There are also expenses associated with keeping and caring for bonsai. In this article, we will give you some tips on how to grow a bonsai on a budget. Why are bonsai expensive? Bonsai is an art form that can be dated back to the sixth ...

Most bonsai will need to be repotted several times during their lifespan. This is because they are long-living plants, and they benefit from having their roots cleaned, and having access to fresh, nutrient-rich bonsai soil. How often to report a bonsai The general rule is, the smaller the pot the more frequently it will need to be repotted. There is ...

It’s upsetting and a bit alarming when your bonsai tree takes a turn for the worse. But don’t despair! Find out what you might have done wrong and what you can do to revive your bonsai. Consider the season Before you worry that your bonsai plant is dying, do some research to ensure it is not simply preparing to go ...

Part of the joy of bonsai plants is that they require your gentle care and attention. This article will give you information about how to water your bonsai in a way that will keep it in good health and promote growth. Establishing a bonsai for optimum watering Improper watering causes more problems for bonsai more than anything else, although it ...