A shrub with small, glossy, green leaves and small pink and white flowers.
STYLE : best suited to informal upright, slanting, cascade, semi-cascade, twin trunk, clump and group styles.
WARNING : Deadwood prone to rotting. Treat with wood hardener..
Picture courtesy of Peter Thorne, Ayr Bonsai Group.
REPOT : Every 2-3 years in spring, less frequently, as required, for older, larger trees.
SOIL : Free draining soil : 40:60 grit:organic.
PRUNE : Prune hard after flowering. PINCH : Trim shoots to shape as they grow.
WATER : Water daily in growing season, keep moist in winter.
FEED : Balanced feed every 2 weeks.