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Chinese Hackberry (Celtis sinensis)

 Chinese Hackberry (Celtis sinensis) - (Tree Type (Indoors))

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bonsai_chinese_hackberry_01.jpg image CHINESE HACKBERRY (CELTIS SINENSIS) -

Small DECIDUOUS TREE with shiny oval LEAVES and small bright orange FRUITs.

This plant is fully HARDY but often sold as indoor where it will thrive if a dormancy period can be engineered.

STYLE : Best suited to formal/informal upright, slanting, semi-cascade, broom, root-over-rock, clasped to rock, twin trunk, CLUMP, or multiple trunk.

WARNING : Needs a DORMANTPERIOD>DORMANT PERIOD when kept indoors, otherwise tree will become exhausted.

Care Info


REPOT : Annually in spring. Use deeper than normal pot.

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

PRUNE : Major branch PRUNING and thinning of over-dense twigs in late winter/early spring.

PINCH: Trim to SHAPE during growing season.

WATER : Water well in growing season and fairly moist in DORMANT season.

FEED : Low nitrogen during growing season. Nitrogen free from late summer to leaf fall.

WARNING : Needs a DORMANT PERIOD when kept indoors, otherwise tree will become exhausted.

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