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For prices please click the following highlighted text Japanese Mock Orange Bonsai Tree
(pittosporum tobria variegata)

Japanese Mock Orange Bonsai Tree<br><i>(pittosporum tobria variegata)</i>

Japanese Mock Orange Bonsai Tree
(pittosporum tobria variegata)

The Japanese flowering Mock Orange has thick glossy evergreen leaves that are oblong and in whorls and that are creamy white and green in color. Flowers are rather small, creamy white and very fragrant and give off a fragrance similar to that of the Orange Blossom, hence the name Mock-Orange. At maturity they produce a leathery fruit called a capsule. Does very well indoors.

 

If you don't have much experience with bonsai's, you will probably not know that there are some varieties of bonsai tree which grow fruit. Indeed, just as we have traditional fruit trees that grow in the backyard, there is absolutely nothing holding you back from growing one inside. In this article, we will talk about the Orange Bonsai - a tree which yields fruit year after year, and one which is easily overlooked by bonsai enthusiasts. Growing to about 19 inches tall, and available in a number of different varieties - the Orange Bonsai it is certainly not a delicate little plant. In fact, the reason that most people choose not to go with an orange bonsai in their bonsai garden - is that they are actually not that pretty. To support the fruit, their branches are thick, and the leaves are sparse. Orange Bonsai Care. The Calamondin is by far the most popular variety of Orange Bonsai available on the market. This tree needs to be kept indoors, but in an extremely sunny place. It also needs to have a decent amount of fresh air - in order for the fruit to grow. Try to find an area with a temperature between 53° and 79° (Fahrenheit) - as this will give the Japanese bonsai the best chance of success. Because of the size of the orange bonsai, it would be a good idea to use bonsai fertilizer as a food substitute for the tree. Because this variety yields fruit, it is always best to use an organic fertilizer rather than an inorganic one. Also, ensure that the plant is watered regularly - but not over watered. An approximate rule would be to water the plant every second day in the hot temperatures, and every third day during winter. It is important to get the balance right here, because too little or too much water will affect the roots in a negative way.

Please click the following highlighted text for Fertilizers When it comes to using bonsai tools, there are a number of options. Depending on the bonsai design that you're going for, wiring may be necessary. Then again, if you attempt to change the direction or modify the angle of growth on an orange bonsai tree, you run the risk of damaging it when the fruit begins to grow. For example, if your orange bonsai is forced onto a lean, any fruit which grows towards the top of the plant will drag it down, and could cause it to snap. Please click the following highlightrd text for Bonsai Tools & Wire For this reason, you should ensure that you re-pot the bonsai every few years, to ensure that the root structure is able to grow to support the entire tree. Always replace your bonsai soil when you do this, to ensure that you do not transfer diseases or any unwanted illnesses into the new pot. Please click the following highlighted text for Bonsai Pots

For prices please click the following highlighted textTangerine Bonsai

Tangerine Bonsai

Tangerine Bonsai

You'll be treated to fragrant tropical flowers in spring, followed by mini tangerines that are perfectly scaled to the orchard originals! This eco Tangerine Bonsai is complemented with a natural ceramic bonsai container.

  • VeriFlora® Certified
  • 12" Height
  • 8" to 10" Diameter
  • Natural ceramic container
  • Container measuring 4”W x 6”L x 2½”H
  • Recommended for indoors
  • California Grown
Complete care instructions included. Click here to view online care instructions.


For prices please click the following highlighted textMiniature Tuscan Olive Tree
Miniature Tuscan Olive Tree

Miniature Tuscan Olive Tree

Our eco-friendly Miniature Tuscan Olive Tree brings the warm winds of the Mediterranean into your home or garden. It grows best outdoors, on a patio, in bright sun and moderate temperatures. It can also be displayed near a sunny window in your home.

  • VeriFlora® Certified
  • 14" - 18" Height
  • 8" Diameter
  • Indoors and out
  • California Grown
Complete care instructions included. Click here to view online care instructions.


For prices please click the following highlighted textWine Grape Bonsai
Wine Grape Bonsai

Wine Grape Bonsai

Our eco-conscious Wine Grape Bonsai are 10-12 year old wine grape specimens, literally bringing an authentic piece of California's Wine Country heritage into your home. This bonsai is grown best on a patio that's protected from the elements, but it will do equally well in any shaded spot. Watching your bonsai go from the active growing season into its dormant season will put you more in touch with the earth and its cycles.

  • VeriFlora® Certified
  • 10" to 12" Height
  • 8" to 10" Diameter
  • Natural ceramic container
  • Container measures 4"W x 6"L x 2½"H
  • Recommended for indoors
  • 10 to 12 year old
  • California grown

 

For prices please click the following highlighted text Heirloom Tomato Garden in a Pail

Heirloom Tomato Garden in a Pail

Heirloom Tomato Garden in a Pail

Who says you can’t get good tomatoes year round? Tomatoes grown in a portable pail can be moved inside and will continue to produce delicious tomatoes even when summer is just a hearth-side memory. These beautifully packaged Gardens in a Pail include a leak-proof, galvanized pail, the highest quality garden gloves available and all the ingredients to grow exceptional mini heirloom tomatoes. Growing heirloom tomatoes insures bio-diversity and when it gets too cold, simply bring inside for year-round enjoyment.

  • 8" x 10" diameter
  • Organic seeds
  • Leak-proof, galvanized pail,
  • FREE high quality garden gloves
  • All the ingredients to grow mini heirloom tomatoes
  • You can grow year round

For prices please click the following highlighted text Heirloom Strawberry Garden

Heirloom Strawberry Garden

Heirloom Strawberry Garden

Imagine picking fresh strawberries right from your windowsill. These decorative little plants produce delicious, aromatic red strawberries, about twice the size of wild berries. They will bear fruit the second year, although in some cases they may bear fruit the first fall. Alpine strawberry plants stay compact and produce few runners, so they make great houseplants when they aren’t producing fruit. Your seeds will germinate in 7-14 days.

  • Eco-Friendly
  • FREE gardening gloves
  • Recycled steel pail 5.5” High x 6” Diameter
  • Organic / heirloom seed
  • Organic coconut husks
  • Organic soil
  • Growing directions

 
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There are an extensive amount of specialized tools available for bonsai gardeners to use.  Always purchase good tools because they will perform much better and last the life time of your hobby.  The most important tools are those used for pruning and wiring.  Good tools will help keep your bonsai garden in good shape.