Evergreen shrub with green leaves, although during winter it can take a yellowish color. Blooms in summer with flowers in white or whitish lilac florets.
In Mediterranean climate areas, outside in full sun throughout the year. In colder areas, to be protected from frost.
It is necessary to let the surface layer of the substrate dry slightly between two watering. It doesn’t tolerate well the excess of water.
From spring to mid-autumn with organic fertilizer or liquid NUTRIBONSAI from Mistral Bonsai.
Fertilization must be interrupted during extremely hot summer periods.
Every 2 years, in early spring.
100% Akadama, or mixed with a 20% of volcanic gravel; otherwise, if not available, Mistral Bonsai TERRABONSAI can also be used.
After transplanting it is convenient to water with a solution of VITABONSAI from Mistral Bonsai, to accelerate the recovery of the tree.
Pruning and nipping
At the end of winter.
Within the growing period, by reducing the excessively grown shoots to a pair of leaves.
It is a very decorative bonsai for its flowering and its fruits, also of great interest for its fragrance. Moreover, the flowers attract butterflies, and birds will enjoy eating its attractive golden yellow berries.