Literally translated means Bonsai: tree in pot. Bon stands for plant and 'sai' can be translated as bowl or pot. Bonsai is grown in Asia and evokes the image of an old tree.
A bonsai ist tries with live plant material to create a reduced image of an old tree or landscape in nature. Compare it to a painter or a sculptor, the one trying to paint an impression of catching a landscape, the other does this for example with a piece of wood, the whole is a living work of art.
Even before the beginning of our era Chinese monks saw the beauty of nature remained small trees here and knew too large forces to it. If they image carrier of the mountainous surroundings, the trees took it home and they grew further in pots. Later also used other species, thus creating a culture and culture that shape one Bonsai is going to call. In China Bonsai until today named a widespread hobby and Penjing.
Both in Japan and in Korea there is a long history on Bonsai. From China Penjing introduced in these countries and exalted with their own perception to bonsai with many new techniques have been developed.
Europe Bonsai was only introduced in the 20th century. This was done through shows and always as an entry of China or Japan. Bonsai as a hobby about 50 years in Europe. Just come for a year or 20, bonsai and horticultural product emerging and now not indispensable.
Your Bonsai is grown in southern China and is accustomed to an annual temperature between 12 and 30 degrees Celsius. Therefore it is ideal to get indoors. If the outside temperature is above 12 degrees Celsius, you can Bonsai very good estates. Bonsai need light to grow well. Place your Bonsai therefore in a bright place, possibly with some direct sunlight. do not allow your tree all day standing in the direct sun.
Your Bonsai is a living tree. All trees need moisture to survive and grow. Too little water will dry out and if it persists too long to dry out the sap of the leaves. Too much water will cause the roots in the scale start to rot and weakens the tree. Submit Bonsai water when the soil begins to dry up and wait has included the water with the next watering the tree (at normal pitch is that approximately every two days). Always make sure that the root ball well volzuigt, excess water runs through the bottom of the pot again.
Every Bonsai needs certain substances in order to maintain its systems. It is best to use solid or liquid Bonsai Food that you can obtain from us. Solid food press into the earth and dissolves with the watering. Best known as solid food is Biogold, take the largest size of the pot in cm, this is the maximum dose of the number of grains which is pressed into the earth. Liquid diet you mix with the irrigation water. Handle the dose as indicated on the package. You can also use normal plant fertilizer, hold it or to adjust note the dose to 60%. Your Bonsai is growing throughout the year and therefore needs all year round feeding.