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Existing Bonsai A To Z Entry for Escallonia (Escalonia)


Escallonia (Escalonia)

 - (Tree Type (Outdoors))
Escallonia (Escalonia) - Bonsai Tree Type (Outdoors) Bonsai Care

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 : None known.

Picture courtesy of Peter Thorne, Ayr Bonsai Group.

Care Info

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.


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