The Jade bonsai
Crassula ovata syn. Crasssula arborescens
This tree's origin is the South Africa region. It can be up to 3 metres tall in nature. Has rough twigs and leafs. If kept on very bright places, leafs have red border. During the winter and early spring periods, leafs may become rose coloured.
Light: You should put this bonsai at a shiny place with direct sunlight.
Temperature and exposure
Avoid temperatures lower than 10° C.
Pruning and forming
Cut twigs and sprouts if they grow more than desired especially during Spring. Cut larger limbs throughout the entire year. In order to form the Jade tree properly, don't let twigs grow at the lowest levels.
Soil and replanting
Sandy and good pervious soil. Replant the tree every two years throughout the Spring.
Watering and fertilization
The Jade tree doesn't require any heavy watering, so that do water it wisely. Watering during Winter should be done once per 3-4 weeks. Fertilization is necessary only once per month.
By cutting at any time. Twigs or leafsgive roots in sandy soil easily.
The Informal Upright style, The Double-Base style, The Multi-Base style, The Barge style. This bonsai looks the best if reaches medium sizes at least.
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