Scottish Bonsai Association A to Z of Bonsai Terms

Bonsai Care For Ume (Japanese Plum) (Tree Type (Outdoors))



Ume (Japanese Plum)

Ume (Japanese Plum) - (Tree Type (Outdoors))

  
Update this bonsai term Ume (Japanese Plum) Tree Type (Outdoors)    WWW Link

Ume (Japanese Plum) Bonsai Tree Type (Outdoors) UME (JAPANESE PLUM) -

Ume is an Asian tree SPECIES classified as genus Prunus. Its common names include Chinese plum and Japanese apricot. It is a DECIDUOUS TREE with oval, TAPER pointed, mid-green LEAVES producing blossom, FRUITs and large blooms of fragrant FLOWERS on bare winter branches.

STYLE : suited to every style, except formal upright and broom.

WARNING : Do not allow soil to dry out while in bud, otherwise buds will drop. Protect from frost to avoid die-back or flower damage. Picture courtesy of British BONSAI>BONSAI.




Care Info

UME (JAPANESE PLUM) -

REPOT : Annually in a deepish pot in late winter , after flowering.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 40:60 GRIT:organic. Adddition of a small amount of LOAM also helpful.

PRUNE : Hard prune after flowering, allow unhindered growth during summer.

PINCH: Trim new SHOOTS in autumn.

WATER : Water well in growing season, sparingly in winter.

FEED : Apply BALANCED FEED in spring, heavy nitrogen feed in summer and nitrogen free feed in autumn to encourage winter flowering.

WARNING : Do not allow soil to dry out while in bud, otherwise buds will drop. Protect from frost to avoid die-back or flower damage. Picture courtesy of British BONSAI>BONSAI.



   
Thanks to - British Bonsai for use of the image






There are 818 entries in the A to Z and the pages have been viewed 3860054 times. Help us to increase the number of relevant bonsai terms included in this A to Z of Bonsai Terms. We include manufacturers and dealers in the dictionary, if you are one or know of one not mentioned then just click the link above and add an entry. If you have a favourite bonsai tree not mentioned just add an entry. We are trying to create a unique single free source for all bonsai terms and hope to capture worldwide bonsai terms for bonsai trees, bonsai clubs associations and national collections and the A to Z is free marketing for bonsai businesses and bonsai clubs.



Free counters!