Bonsai Trees

Rosemary Bonsai: How To Grow And Plant Care

When you think of a bonsai tree, you might picture a pine tree, a cherry blossom tree, a wisteria, or an apple tree. While these types of plants are commonly grown as bonsai, they are far from your only option. Growing rosemary as a bonsai is a great option, as not only do you get the benefits of the herb … Read More

How Often Should You Water Bonsai Trees?

Many people assume that bonsai trees are difficult to care for, but this is not true of every variety.  This assumption is usually created when a bonsai tree isn’t grown in the right place for its species, as some are mislabeled as indoor trees when they should be kept outdoors. Once you have the position right, the next thing that … Read More

How Long Do Bonsai Trees Live?

Bonsai trees have a reputation for being difficult to care for, and there are many reasons for this, one of the most common is that they have wildly different care requirements depending on the species. But something that is widely agreed on is the lifespan of bonsai trees tends to be much longer than other plants, including houseplants.  This makes … Read More

How Big Do Bonsai Trees Get?

Bonsai trees are absolutely beautiful, but they have a reputation for being difficult to care for.  There are many questions that need answers when it comes to caring for bonsai trees, and frustratingly, the answer is usually “It depends on what species you are growing.” How big a bonsai tree gets depends on the species you go for, as well … Read More

Bonsai Lemon Tree: How To Grow And Plant Care

 While you might immediately think of a conifer or a pine for bonsai trees, it’s not impossible to grow fruiting trees as bonsai, but you will need to pick the right type. In most cases, Citrus x meyeri, or the Meyer lemon tree, is the easiest option. It’s already got a compact growth habit, which makes it easier to shape … Read More

11 Best Flowering Bonsai Trees: How to Grow and Plant Care

When it comes to bonsai trees, you might picture miniature trees with twisted roots and curved trunks, in rectangular pots, and while that’s true, there’s a little more to them.  You may have tried to grow one yourself and when it died, you’ve stayed away from them since, dismissing them as too difficult. One thing that may draw you back … Read More

Chinese Perfume Plant (Aglaia odorata) Bonsai: How To Grow and Plant Care

Part of the mahogany plant family, the Chinese perfume plant, or Aglaia odorata, is commonly grown as an ornamental tree known for its citrus-scented flowers, often used for adding a citrus note to teas. However, that’s only one of the many uses of this plant. The Chinese perfume plant also makes a great bonsai tree, with its lovely foliage, striking … Read More

How To Grow, Care and Maintain Bonsai Trees for Beginners

It can be difficult to know where to begin when you want to start your bonsai journey. After all, there are many things to consider, from what plants you should grow as bonsai, to where you should grow them, and how to start off. You may wonder how on earth people manage to grow trees as miniature versions without altering … Read More

Ginkgo Biloba Bonsai: A Beginner’s Guide

The Ginkgo Biloba is a fascinating plant which is very old. Fossils which are remarkably similar to this gorgeous tree date back nearly 270 million years, and it helps that you can grow it as a bonsai tree without a lot of trouble.  The fact that this species has survived, unaltered, for so long, makes the tree a living testament … Read More