Lagerstroemia Bonsai (Crepe Myrtle)

$35.51 incl. GST
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  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY 12cm
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and though look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • The species commonly used for bonsai is Lagerstroemia communis or Lagerstroemia indica, the Crepe Myrtle.
  • L. indica is an upright, deciduous tree with peeling, grey, and brown bark, and small dark-green, opposite leaves to 8cm.
  • Each plant has separate male and female flowers; vast numbers appear in Summer clothing the tree is in white, pink, red, or purple depending on the variety.
  • Native to the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, northern Australia, and parts of Oceania, cultivated in warmer climates around the world.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • Soil that comprises two-fifths of organic matter is beneficial to tree growth and flowering.
  • Introducing some manure into the soil will fix nitrogen, which helps to promote leaf development and growth.

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FEEDING/FERTILIZER REQUIREMENT

  • Use a liquid fertilizer every two weeks during the growing season.
  • You can also apply a solid organic fertilizer.

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LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Place the tree in full sun which encourages flowering and prevents fungal diseases and insect attacks.
  • It prefers humid conditions.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • During the growth period, it needs a lot of water and must not dry out.
  • Try to provide sufficient humidity.

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