Nandina domestica, commonly known as heavenly bamboo or sacred bamboo, is a popular choice for bonsai enthusiasts due to its elegant appearance and adaptable nature for bonsai cultivation. Here's a description of a Nandina domestica bonsai:
A Nandina domestica bonsai typically possesses a delicate and refined appearance. The compound leaves are composed of multiple leaflets, which are arranged in a distinctive, fern-like pattern. The initial color of the leaves is typically green, but they transition to vibrant hues of red, orange, or purple, particularly during the fall and winter months. The color transformation adds to the bonsai's beauty and seasonal appeal. The plant may also produce small, inconspicuous white flowers and clusters of bright red berries.
The trunk of a Nandina domestica bonsai is usually slender and graceful, with a smooth or slightly textured bark. As the bonsai matures, the trunk can develop interesting patterns and a gentle taper. The branches are fine and can be wired and shaped to achieve the desired structure and form.
Cultural Care: To maintain a healthy and attractive Nandina domestica bonsai, it's important to provide proper care, including:
Light: Place the bonsai in a location that receives bright, indirect light. Ensure it gets at least 4-6 hours of sunlight daily.
Watering: Maintain consistent moisture levels in the soil, watering when the topsoil starts to dry out. Proper drainage is crucial to prevent waterlogged roots.
Temperature and Humidity: Nandina domestica bonsai prefer moderate temperatures and humidity. Protect the bonsai from extreme heat or cold.
Nandina domestica bonsai is a beautiful and graceful addition to any bonsai collection, offering elegance, seasonal interest, and ease of maintenance.
About the Tree:
Height: 16" from table to top of tree
Pot: 8" Glazed Yixing Ceramic Pot
Pictures taken October 02, 2023
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