This lovely, green-leaf bonsai is one of the easiest indoor species to maintain and makes a wonderful choice for beginners. Styled in the traditional Broom bonsai design, its succulent teardrop-shaped leaves create a crown atop the upsweeping lines of trunk and branches. This hardy tree will endure a variety of light conditions indoors and out, and can go without water for long periods.
- This indoor bonsai is easy to grow
- Dwarf Jade are an indoor favorite; perfect for the home or office
- Small leaves accentuate the sense of nature in miniature which is so critical to the art of bonsai
- Ideal in any location and likes direct light as well as low light
- Large measures 15"H x 9"W; high-fired ceramic container measures 12"L x 8"W
- Medium measures 12"H x 8"W; ceramic container measures 8"L x 4"W
- Small measures 10"H x 6"W; ceramic container measures 6"L x 4"W
- Bright, indirect light is best for indoors; tolerates direct light
- 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.