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Malpighia glabra, Barbados Cherry, Wild Crape-Myrtle- Bonsai

Sr No. Item name
1 Wild Barbados Cherry Tree- Bonsai
2 Comes in a Ceramic Pot

2,700.00 4,000.00

Estimated delivery date 2022/12/15
5,090.00 for 3 item(s)

Description 

Bonsai are trees and plants grown in small containers in such a way so that they look their small version but most beautiful even prettier than those growing in the wild.

tropical and subtropical shurb or small tree. It is  cultivated as an ornamental plant and is famous for its bonsai culture due to the flowering and fruiting nature of tree. The fruits are very rich in vitamin C and are used in preserves and commercial vitamin production.  The flowers, which appear throughout the summer, are pink or rosy. The red fruit is a drupe the size of a cherry. Barbados Cherry’s blossoms are absolutely stunning. They are pink, with flower petals that are fringed.

Common Name Wild Barbados Cherry
Maximum Reachable Height upto 2 feet
Bloom Time Throughout summers
Difficulty Level easy to medium

 Caring of Wild Crape-Myrtle Bonsai

Sunlight

  • Five hours of sunlight in the morning during the winter is ideal and in the summer they can have filtered sun or shade. If growing them under fluorescent lights, they require 14-16 hours of light a day.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in organic content.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer

  • During the main growing season feed the organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

Re-potting

  • Repot the bonsai every two to five years depending on its age and size.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

Pruning:

  • Trim the new shoots leaving one or two pairs of leaves.
  • If the canopy becomes very dense the leaves should be thinned out in order to let light get in, prevent the inner twigs from dying and encourage back-budding.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Don’t fertilize the common boxwood during winter dormancy.
  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.

Malpighia glabra Bonsai Special Feature

  • Realistic representation of nature in the miniature form.
  • Attractive flowers and fruits.

Malpighia glabra Bonsai Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Bonsai use to create natural beauty in a small space

Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

Sr No. Item name
1 Wild Barbados Cherry Tree- Bonsai
2 Comes in a Ceramic Pot

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  • Store Name: WILDROOTS
  • Vendor: WILDROOTS
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