How to Care for Your Bonsai Palmera
Bonsai Tree sago palm is not exactly a palm, although it may seem. This species grows and develops in the southern islands of Japan, and is famous for its robust midrib, leaves glossy dark green and flyers tend to bend along its edges. Most people assume that it is a palm tree because of its thick, shaggy trunk, giving it an exotic and surprising appeal. Whether you want to grow this plant indoors or outdoors, you will have no problem at all in the care of this precious tree species.
This bonsai palm prefers sunlight, making it ideal for placement indoors in a well ventilated area out the window or outdoor light as protection from strong winds shade. If you want to keep your plant indoors, make sure that you receive a minimum of three hours of direct sunlight.
The good thing is its quality palm bonsai Hardy, which makes it capable of withstanding temperatures between 15 degrees to 110 degrees Fahrenheit. However, you should place your palm inside just before the first frost, and put it back to its usual place outdoors when temperatures do not go below 50 degrees.
The palm grows very slowly, and only adds another each set of sheets 1 to 3 years depending on the culture conditions. They grow new leaves all at the same time around the trunk of the tree, and it is necessary to provide the tree with a good amount of light while new growths are still tender.
If your bonsai plant remains outdoors and exposed to direct sunlight for longer hours, then it should be watered frequently to keep the soil from drying out. Note that most bonsai plants die quickly due to over- or under-watering, so be sure to prevent this from happening.
can apply simple techniques to determine whether it is necessary to water your plant. For example, stick your finger gently on the ground to see if it feels dry or wet. During the warm months, make it a point to water your plant immediately when the top half inch of soil is observed becomes dry. However, it must prevent the soil getting soaked, and such irrigation done at least once a week. In winter, you can water the plant every 2 to 3 weeks as temperatures are cooler.
supplying the plant
is essential to feed or fertilize the plant to provide important nutrients that support your health. Since nutrients in the soil tend to be washed away during watering, consider applying a fertilizer to ensure the growth of your plant. Palm trees can be fertilized about 3 to 4 times a year, and the best time to do this is when new growth emerge in the spring. You can also pay in the late summer to condition its plant before winter. For this species of tree, you can use a chemical fertilizer diluted to half strength or a liquid organic fertilizer. It is important to water the tree before applying the fertilizer, and never feed a weak plant or newly-replanted to prevent stress.
Photo image through bonsai tree
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