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Indoor and outdoor bonsai tree – Bonsai can be divided into two main groups: indoor and outdoor bonsai.
Many indoor bonsai are suitable for beginners, and require the same amount of care and maintenance of a houseplant. The species most suitable for use as indoor bonsai species are tropical or subtropical, such as Ficus, Serissa, and some species of Elms. Generally when choosing a place to put an indoor bonsai, you should choose an area that receives a fair amount of morning sun, but not in direct sunlight all day. Some houseplants can be left outdoors to take advantage of the rain and the sunlight during the hottest months, but then it should be shown indoors in the fall and winter.
There are two main categories of outdoor bonsai, which are the evergreens that keep their foliage during autumn and winter, and deciduous trees that lose their leaves during the winter. Examples of evergreen trees are pines, junipers and azaleas. Deciduous trees are maples, elms, apples and larches, to name just a few. These trees lose their leaves in the winter and fall into a kind of lethargy that can appear dead.
However, lush back in the spring, with new shoots and new green leaves. As a general rule, the outdoor bonsai require more care than the species from the interior.
In general, you should water the bonsai every couple of days and should be fertilized every 2-4 weeks. Be sure to protect your bonsai from direct sunlight during the summer months and to protect it from extreme weather conditions during the winter. In particular, the bonsai are very sensitive to frost.