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How To Choose The Right Types Of Bonsai Trees For Your Home

Are you planning to redecorate your home this spring? If you are planning to do some home redecoration, you might want to consider adding some bonsai plants as part of your home d├ęcor.

There are different types of bonsai trees that you can use to decorate your home. To help you find the right types of bonsai trees, here are some pointers for you.

Types Of Bondsai Trees -Stay Away From Exotic Plant Species

Many people complain that certain types of bonsai trees do not stay alive for long. This is quite understandable considering the fact that different types of bonsai tress thrive in different types of weather and environmental conditions. Exotic types of bonsai trees will not last more than a few days if you put them in the wrong climate condition. Since you are still new to bonsai culture, you should be very careful when it comes to selecting types of bonsai plants.

As much as possible, you should stir away from those exotic species of bonsai plants. Yes, exotic plant species are good but they are difficult to maintain and if you do not have the time and the right skills to care for exotic plant species, you might as well forget about growing those types of plants. There is really no point of wasting your money on these types of plants if you cannot keep them alive for more than a few days. Instead of buying exotic types of bonsai trees, stick to those endemic plant species. You will have better chances of keeping these types of plant species alive.

Go For Smaller And Easier To Grow Species Of Trees

If you are planning to put your bonsai trees indoor, you should go for smaller and easier to grow types of bonsai trees. For instance, the fig or the ficus tree is easy to grow indoors. It does not need a lot of sunlight and it can withstand a lot of watering. When it comes to exotic species, the classic Chinese elm tree is suitable indoors. This type of tree is hardy and can withstand a lot of pruning and training. Many people all over the world prefer this type of bonsai tree because it is very trainable. On the other hand, the Himalayan cedar is also good for indoor growing. This type of tree can grow to as much as six inches tall only when you put it in the right environment and you prune it regularly.