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 A To Z Entry For Bonsai Elm - Chinese (Ulmus parviflora) (Tree Type (Outdoors))


Elm - Chinese (Ulmus parviflora)

 Elm - Chinese (Ulmus parviflora) - (Tree Type (Outdoors))

  
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bonsai_chinese_elm_01.jpg image ELM - CHINESE (ULMUS PARVIFLORA) -

Small, round tree with a VARIETY of BARK types ranging from smooth, grey to cork bark, both bearing small, dark green, glossy LEAVES with serrated edges.

Claimed to be the most popular /best for BONSAI>BONSAI. May be grown indoors, when they will not drop leaves in winter, or outdoors, when they will drop leaves.

STYLE : Suitable for all styles but delicate twigs and stout, long, flexible ROOTS make it especially suited to broom and root-over-rock styles.

WARNING : SYSTEMIC INSECTICIDE s and FUNGICIDEs cause DEFOLIATION in Chinese elms. Fleshy roots need some protection from frost.


Care Info

ELM - CHINESE (ULMUS PARVIFLORA) -

REPOT : Annually in early spring until 10 years old and then as required.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 40:60 GRIT:organic.

PRUNE : Anytime indoors, mid spring (before bud burst) outdoors. In winter prune out dead areas or branch tips that have become too heavy.

PINCH : Trim to 2 LEAVES per shoot during growing season.

WATER : Water DAIly during growing season - more if hot - sparingly in winter to keep moist. Reduce wateing if leaves drop.

FEED : Weekly BALANCED FEED during first month after bud burst then every two weeks until late summer.

WARNING : SYSTEMIC INSECTICIDE s and FUNGICIDEs cause DEFOLIATION in Chinese elms. Fleshy ROOTS need some protection from frost.

 





Bonsai Videos for Elm - Chinese (Ulmus parviflora) (Tree Type (Outdoors))

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Chinese Elm Bonsai Tree Care - Bonsai Trees for Beginners Series.

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How do I prune my Chinese Elm Indoor Bonsai?

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Chinese Elm Bonsai - Bonsai Empire.

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How to Prune Chinese Elm - Bonsai Trees for Beginners Series.

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Extra-Large Chinese Elm Bonsai.

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