Japanese Maple Tree, Excellent outdoor Bonsai

Japanese Maple Tree, Excellent outdoor Bonsai

This is for x5 viable seeds. Leaves are very thin, thus they can easily burn if the bonsai tree is kept in sunny position.

Simple leaf has 5 to 9 lobes. They turn from green to purple, blood-red, bronze or yellow colour after summer months. Maple bonsai has flowers of small size and red or purple colour. Japanese maple does not fear cold weather so it can be grown outdoors all year round. It bears even harsh freezing temperature.

It feels fine in evenly moist climate. Japanese maple bonsai tree prefer semi-shaded position during summer.

During cooler seasons bonsai maple can be kept in full sun. Yet it is important to keep it protected from drying wind because the leaves are very thin, so wind can cause damage. Repotting and fertilization is preferred in late winter. Repot every one or two years.

It is important to keep the soil moist but not wet, thus the plant should be watered when needed. In summer and spring the soil dries out faster. Dry out would cause leaf burn. If maple bonsai tree is healthy, it will resist being invaded by insect pests and diseases. Pests such as aphids are quite easily treated by an insecticidal soap.

Yet as with most of other bonsai species root rot is commonly detected disease. Also as its leaves are thin they burn easier if the plant is in bad condition such as lack of fertilizing, repotting, or overwatering.

Trunk shape can be accomplished through pruning and wiring techniques. Pruning is better performed in spring. Simply pinch unwanted new shoots so that the tree can develop small internodes.

However you should leave at least 1 cm of them for die back. By lacing technique big branches and leaves will produce smaller internodes on branch and tiny leaves. In case you shape japanese maple with wire, be careful not to leave scars on the fine bark. The most popular style of maple tree bonsai is informal upright. Also forest or group styles are common. Japanese maple bonsai trees can be shaped in various styles except for semi-cascade and cascade. Summary for maple bonsaijapanese maple with its density of leaves, magnificent colours in fall, and special bark texture make an ideal bonsai tree. It will certainly flourish in good conditions, and will be successfully shaped by pruning and wiring. Japanese maple is good for beginner as well as advanced bonsai enthusiast.The item “Japanese Maple Tree, Excellent outdoor Bonsai” is in sale since Monday, February 10, 2014. This item is in the category “Garden & Patio\Plants/ Seeds/ Bulbs\Bonsai”. The seller is “exoticplants2014″ and is located in Gloucester. This item can only be shipped Worldwide.

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