It’s Getting Colder!

The temperatures at night are now getting colder, low enough to harm some bonsai if they are kept outdoors. The following species of tree are threatened at this time of year: Bougainvillea – this lovely bonsai needs to be kept at temperatures above 5°C, Serissa – also needs a temperature above 5°C, Myrtle – slightly more hardy, but don’t leave …

Bougainvilleas In Bloom!

Our Bougainvillea bonsai are either in full bloom or the flowers are just starting to appear. In fact the flowers are tiny and are white, the red/pink ‘flowers’ are in fact ‘bracts’. You may see Poinsettia plants at Christmas, they have red or pink bracts. The bracts are actually leaves that turn red or pink. Our Bougainvillea bonsai can be …

Indoor Bonsai Trees’ Need For Dormancy

A tree’s natural habitat is, of course, outdoors. We are often asked if a tree we categorise as ‘outdoor’ can be kept indoors – it is tempting, especially when the tree might be in flower. Bonsai trees sold in this country have origins in tropical, sub-tropical, and temperate climates and all can be kept indoors if given the right conditions. …

10 Tips For Caring For A Bonsai Tree

Once you’ve got your Bonsai tree, taking care of it is essential. But what do you need to do? Keep reading for 10 tips on bonsai tree care. Are you considering buying a Bonsai tree? They need to be cared for in a very specific way, which can at first be intimidating. But they’re also beautiful and make a great addition …

Be Wary of ‘Free Delivery’

Some of our competitors provide ‘free shipping’, but of course they haven’t got a special deaL with their courier or Royal Mail: the cost of carriage is added to the product. That’s fine if you are buying one item, but if, say, you are buying a tree and a bottle of bonsai plant food or maybe tools, you will be …

I Love Japanese Maples!

What other tree has such rich coloured leaves that change with the seasons? Our Deshojo Maples are now in full leaf: a splendid lipstick red!! Who could fail to like these bonsai? Or we offer Sango Kaku maples: these start the year with green leaves, but maybe of more interest is what happens when the leaqves fall in autumn – …

More Azaleas In Stock

Our Azalea Bonsai will be coming into flower before long. Demand for these lovely trees always increases at this time of year, so we have released more stock! As soon as the first flowers appear we will update the photographs. You can view our current stock here.