Outdoor bonsai

These are trees that, by nature, must be placed outside, ideal for balconies, gardens and terraces

Pseudocydonia

Family

Pseudocydonia

Origin

Japan, China

Etymology

Because of its resemblance to “Cydonia,” quince.

Pseudocydonia

Characteristics

Deciduous tree. Appreciated for its pink flowers, its very fragrant fruit (quince) and its desquaming bark.


Location

Outdoor, in full sun all year.


Watering

Abundant in summer, moderate in winter.


Fertilization

Spring and fall.

Re-potting

Every 2 years, at the beginning of the spring budding.

Substrate

100% Akadama, or mixed with a 20% of volcanic gravel.


Pruning and pinching

Pruning

At the beginning of the spring budding.

Pinching

When the branch has grown up to 6 to 8 leaves, cut down to 2 leaves.

Wiring

Spring.


Curiosities

In its place of origin, it has been widely used for land retention on the banks of the riverbeds, due to its great rooting power.


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