The Pomegranate bonsai
This tree's origin is Asia and the Mediterranean Sea region. People keep this tree for flowers and fuits purposes too. The tree come into flower during the Summer periods; Flowers are scarlet, fruits are rounded and yelow. The Pomegranate tree has black seeds and fruits which can be eaten.
Light: perfers bright, sunny position.
Temperature and exposure
Place the tree at a shiny and cold place during the Autumn. The temperature must be higher than 8 °C. Return it to it's place as the Spring comes.
Pruning and forming
Long sprouts should be cut and wiring is recommended for young trees only (2-3 years old specimens). The wire should be used for 4 months, not longer.
Soil and replanting
Use soil from 4 parts of argillaceous rock, 4 parts of peat, 2 parts of sand or granulate clay. Replant the bonsai each 3 years.
Watering and fertilization
The soild should be dampy from Spring to autumn. Fertilize every week from Spring to Autumn.
Yearly by seeds.
The tree iIs suitible for all styles except upstanding and broom.
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