Thursday, January 8, 2009

Bougainvillea Bonsai – as Beautiful as Nothing Else

Photo: Dan Culbert, UF/IFAS
By: Rob

Everybody wants his or her living room to be attractive. One of the methods to do it is planting an internal Bonsai tree. Bonsai Tree assists an individual to bring the beauty of the nature into his house. There are various bonsai trees obtainable. Bougainvillea is one of the most developed bonsai trees. It is an admired indoor plant, which can grow to the extent of four meters. It has brilliant magenta flowers in the middle of fertile green leaves. The bougainvillea favors a humid and dehydrated condition that makes it suitable for house and office. It is simply obtainable in plant sales outlet or getting it from the one who has grown it. But an improved source is from old backyards and from waste piles.

Many aspects like watering, lights, warmth and nourishing are most important for the bougainvillea bonsai. As much as watering is concerned, the bougainvillea more often likes to be dry and has to be watered carefully. On the other hand, all through it’s growing; the bonsai needs more quantity of water. Bonsai likes to be under complete sunshine and never allow the sun to burn the leaves of the plant. In cool weathers bougainvillea turns out to be deciduous. This bonsai must be placed at a temperature of 49F to 54F. The pests must as well be taken into account while growing bonsai. In this case, pests are uncommon but still don’t take a chance. Greenflies as well as whiteflies can be detached simply with some pesticide.

The food of bonsai may vary from a week to two weeks. Never feed the plant until and unless it wants it. Bonsai can be trimmed at any period of the year. When the plant is immature, fresh growth has to be cut each month for a strong plant. If you discover your bonsai being somewhat big, this is the correct time to slash down the branches. The colors found are red, cherry, golden, mauve, violet, orange, as well as white. The dual shapes carry the flowers near the last part of the stem, rather than being equally spread.

Bonsai is on the whole a tree that is grown and formed in a particular method. There are further species that are made use of in bonsai trees. Like the Fir tree and the cedar that are made use to construct a bonsai design, some of these types grow taller and bigger than a usual bonsai. But they still look like the customary bonsai trees.

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