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December 8 Bougainvillea Bonsai

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Bougainvillea bonsai – fast-growing, abundant blooms, love heat, tolerates cool, easy to care for, alternate leaves! What more can you ask of a bonsai tree tropical flowers

There are many variations of this plant – Shrubs, vines and even small trees.

Each have different growth patterns.

Although most are armed with thorns, some are less dangerous than others.

bonsai When pruning Bougainvillea be cautious!

Espinas may be an inch long or barely perceptible.

To create a bonsai Bougainvillea , it is not uncommon t or eliminate many of the original thick branches and restructure the design of new growth.

Bougainvillea bonsai, flowering bonsai Bougainvillea bonsai created by Robert Yarbrough

Let sprout new branches, eliminating any new outbreaks not necessary desired.

The new growth is growing rapidly, easily shaped with wire and becomes woody very quickly.

Look that bonsai wire did not intervene.

note, very small branches snap easily into elpunto where they exit the trunk. Pay special attention to this I cuandoalambrado.

bougainvillea bonsai, bonsai bougainvillea, flowering bonsai, pixie bougainvillea, Mary Miller

“Pink Pixie or “Hawaiian Torch”

Bougainvillea glabra ‘duende pink’ has more hardwood than most varieties and is much less susceptible to putrefaction.

This variety is a good time to start with a skeleton and build on it.

I started this bonsai nursery plants by removing all except the first branch.

The nature of the branches of the ‘Pixie’ is growing up. New branches must be wired as soon as possible to put them in the right direction.

Creating a bonsai with this variety will take a little patience. The results are worth it.

Because Bougainvillea is a popular tropical plant enen general, many nurseries and garden centers carry them.

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Many also have spark plugs bonsaitiendas ” (a common nickname) of your disponibilidadlista. It is one of the most popular tropical flowering bonsai.

bougainvillea bonsai, flowering bonsai by Enrique Brown

As with any species, not all plants of this species makes a good bonsai .

Beware of very straight trunks without nebari and too heavy branches in buying pre-bonsai or bonsai.

With a little patience and discretion can find a ‘sail’ with good potential for bonsai.

bougainvillea bonsai tree by Erik Wigert Bougainvillea glabra Awarded by Erik Wigert (Florida, USA)

When grown in warmer climates landscape full sun and rápidodrenaje , rocky soil suits this plant. Especially during training primeretapas bonsai in full sun keeps the compact growth. If you’ve ever killed one of these tropical bonsai, demasiadoagua (and poor soil or) it was more than likely the problem.

Excess water can causaramarillamiento, leaf drop and ro ot rot. inadequate soil (not fast drainage) is often the source of difficulty.

Bougainvillea bonsai style semi-cascade Bougainvillea Bonsai

old Bougainvillea Bonsai

the old trees sometimes have hollow trunks, which add to the character of the tree. These cavities should be maintained. Softwood from the most Bougainvillea deteriorates rapidly. (The variety “Pixie” is somewhat harder wood.)

clean any rotten, soft or mushy areas. Protect the exposed wood (bark) with wood hardener. Jins rarely work in this plant.

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December 8 Bougainvillea Bonsai

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