Indoor bonsai

Indoor says trees are trees coming primarily from tropical climates that do not support low temperatures. We must place them indoors, always close to a source of natural light.

Murraya

Family

Rutaceae

Origin

India, Indochina

Murraya

Characteristics

Evergreen bush or tropical tree. Very appreciated for its orange bark and its odour like a jasmine during flowering.


Place

In a Mediterranean climate in summer in the exterior. Protect against cold in winter. In colder zones, inside a greenhouse during the whole year.


Irrigation

Abundant in summer and moderate in winter.


Fertilization

From spring to autumn.

Transplant

Every 2 or 3 years, at the end of spring.

Substratum

100% Akadama, or a mixture of Akadama with 20% of volcanic earth.


Pruning and nipping

Pruning

To be done during whole period of growth.

Nipping

Pinch when the branch has developed about 4 pairs of leaves, cutting the leaves and leaving two pairs at the branches

Fencing

The whole year.


Curiosities

In its countries of origin it is used to make hedges because of its rapid growth after pruning.


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Murraya