Forms For Ficus Ginseng

Versatile and hardy, the ficus ginseng is a bonsai that can easily be adapted to any bonsai form or style. Understanding the different forms for ficus ginseng will allow you to better plan and sculpt your tree. Overall there are many forms which a bonsai can take and it is up to you as the bonsai tree grower to identify the form which will best suit and thus train the tree in that particular form. Best Forms for Ficus Ginseng Forms for ficus bonsai which I think work best include the multiple trunk form, group plantings and raft forms as …






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Bonsai Podocarpus

One of my favourite non ficus ginseng varieties of bonsai is bonsai podocarpus. Bonsai podocarpus is from the pine variety of trees and has several sub-categories including podocarpus alpinus – a dwarf form, podocarpus macrophylla or Buddhist pine, podocarpus macrophylla Maki, podocarpus nagi or yellowwood which is native of Japan, China and Taiwan and lastly podocarpus nivalis an alpine tree. All varieties have the distinctive dense, green pine needles with some varieties growing as high as 30 metres. With its rich dark green foliage it is in my opinion one of the more beautiful varieties of bonsai which can be survive both indoor and …






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Where I Buy Bonsai Online

To buy bonsai online or not buy bonsai online that is the question, and it can be a tricky exercise if you are unsure of what you are after or what you are trying to achieve. However it does not need to be tricky and can in fact be a great way to get access to a larger array of products than your local nursery. My fail safe system for when I buy bonsai online is: – First decide precisely what plant or variety you are after (Understanding first what you’re after will save a lot of time and effort down the track and can …






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Ilex Bonsai

The ilex bonsai is another great beginner bonsai that’s both resilient and hardy yet beautiful and easy to grow! Other names include ilex crenata and ilex serrata both of which are native of Japan, Korea and Russia. The variety can be classed in the tropical/sub-tropical category and hence loves warmer humid climates. Northern Australia and Southern parts of the U.S are areas where this plant would do quite well. As I’ve mentioned, this plant is terrific for beginners and therefore is similar in ease to look after as the varieties including ficus ginseng and the succulent crassula bonsai. Its typically an indoor …






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Buy Bonsai Online

So you are looking to buy bonsai online, well you have certainly come to the right place. Bonsai are one of the most wonderful plants one can own and they are made even more wonderful by the sheer variety of bonsai available for purchase online. One of my favourite bonsai and what this page is dedicated to is the robust and hardy ficus ginseng or bonsai ginseng variety of bonsai which is so easy to grow, loves indoors and is a delight to own. The picture below is a picture of one such ficus ginseng. Some of my other favourite …






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Crassula Bonsai

The Crassula Bonsai, Jade or money tree as it is commonly known is a native succulent of Africa, predominantly found in South Africa. The plant variety can grow up to 3 meters if left to its own devises and produces a lovely bloom of flowers during winter. It’s an extremely hardy plant, easy to grow, loves indoors and hence draws similarities with the ficus ginseng variety of bonsai that this website draws its name. Like the ficus ginseng it is commonly found indoors in homes around the world. In fact we have one such Crassula Bonsai in our backyard which flourished so much that …






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What To Do When You First Purchase Bonsai Ginseng

What To Do When You First Purchase Bonsai Ginseng

The best place to start is to purchase a healthy bonsai plant to begin with and some tips on purchasing bonsai ginseng click here.  But now you have your bonsai we will continue and outline what to do when you first purchase bonsai ginseng. Caring For Your Bonsai after Purchase One of the first things that you will find when you purchase a Bonsai Ginseng or ‘ficus ginseng’ is that often it will have small rocks/pebbles glued to it around the base of the trunk. Secondly, it may be in a pot that is either too small or too large …






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Clubs And Societies Related To Ficus Ginseng And Bonsai 

Bonsai clubs and societies which care for ficus ginseng are found all around the world including Australia, where the industry is booming. It’s difficult to pinpoint just how many clubs and societies there are in Australia but there are no doubt many to choose from and quite often there will be one right near you. These clubs and societies generally will have exhibitions, but most importantly give you access to information and other like minded individuals. A great start if you a beginner bonsai enthusiast. Clubs in Victoria can be found everywhere from Bairnsdale to the Yarra Valley, while in …






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Blog On Everything Ficus Ginseng

The purpose of this blog is to be both interesting and insightful. I aim to provide accurate, up-to-the minute information on everything Ficus Ginseng and Bonsai related. Within you will find great information, tips and general facts on the constantly evolving and growing bonsai market. Feel free to leave a comment or a suggestion on information about ficus ginseng that interests you and I will endeavour to provide a timely answer! Patrick






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Most Expensive Bonsai And Ficus Ginseng

500 year old juniper bonasi

The most expensive bonsai – 2million USD. Yes, this is the price that has been paid for a bonsai. Following a bit of research I have discovered that people really do have an interest in the price that some will pay for a Ficus Ginseng and for that matter any type of bonsai. Who Buys The Most Expensive Bonsai? But one thing that has been made starkly clear to me is that price really is quite a subjective topic and that just as two art dealers may disagree on the price of a Rembrandt masterpiece, so too will bonsai collectors. Another …






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