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.

Sageretia theezans

Family

Rhamnaceae

Origin

South and Centre of Asia.

Sageretia theezans

Characteristics

Evergreen tree. Liked for its red.-copper colour when it blossoms and its bark which flakes.


Place

In a Mediterranean climate outside during the whole year. Protect against cold in winter.


Irrigation

Abundant in summer and moderate in winter.


Fertilization

In spring and autumn.

Transplant

Every 2 or 3 years, in spring..

Substratum

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


Pruning and nipping

Pruning

To be done the whole year.

Nipping

Pinch when the branch has developed about 5 to 6 leaves, cutting the two leaves at the top of the branches

Fencing

It is not usual.


Curiosities

In its countries of origin this tree is used to form hedges because it scomes back very well after a drastic pruning.


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Sageretia theezans