Dwarf Pyracantha bonsai are graceful, spreading little trees with petite, medium green leaves. Their branches grow both vertically and horizontally, giving them a natural, uncontrived appearance. A profusion of blooms is followed by clusters of round, reddish orange berries in early Fall, which are then displayed for months. These delightful bonsai appreciate full sun and respond well to being grown outdoors.
- Dwarf Pyracantha give you a splash of bright color during the Winter season
- Green berries will emerge in early Fall and turn a vibrant reddish-orange in the Winter
- Large measures 16"H x 10"W; high-fired ceramic container measures 12"L x 6"W
- Medium measures 14"H x 7"W; ceramic container measures 8"L x 5"W
- Planter size and color may vary
Tips on Watering
Careful watering is key to maintaining healthy bonsai. Never allow your bonsai to completely dry out. Watering instructions may vary slightly depending on the tree or plant species. Please refer to the information tag attached to your bonsai for specific information. Over time you will be able to evaluate each particular bonsai's water requirements and create your own watering schedule to accommodate it. Note whether your bonsai is considered an indoor or outdoor tree and refer below to more specific watering tips for each type.
Best results are achieved by watering with a small watering can or hose attachment with a fine-spray nozzle so that water cascades are softer, avoiding blasts to bonsai and potting soil. To water, thoroughly soak the container's soil until water runs out of the bottom drainage holes. Periodic misting of the tree's foliage is also recommended.
Trimming and Pinching
Bonsai trees benefit from trimming to maintain their miniature size and beautiful form. Pinch and trim new growth back to the farthest safe point, being careful not to remove all new growth. For more in-depth tips about trimming (and training) techniques, an instructional book will provide the best, safest recommendations to keep your bonsai in tip-top shape.