It is a perennial shrub plant, with green foliage, which forms a pyramidal structure starting from its base. It gives berry-shaped fruits that ripen brown.
Outdoor, in full sun throughout the year (or in semi-shade during the hours of strong summer sunshine); withstands occasional frost up to -5 ° C.
They support droughts well, despite this, give it moderate watering. It is necessary to let the surface layer of the substrate dry slightly between two watering.
From spring to mid-autumn with organic fertilizer or liquid NUTRIBONSAI from MISTRAL, applied every two weeks through irrigation water.
Every 2 to 3 years, in early spring.
A mixture of 6 parts of Akadama, with 4 parts of volcanic gravel can be used; otherwise 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
Do not perform strong pruning throughout the year, and less on branches that grow from the base of the plant.
Throughout the growing season we can perform light pinching to get a denser crown.
Throughout the year, better in spring.
The Thuja changes color at fall. Most of these plants usually acquire a yellowish or brown hue at this time of year. Reason why we should not be scared and take it for a disease.