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Zelkova (Japanese Elm)

 Zelkova (Japanese Elm) - (Tree Type (Outdoors))

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bonsai_zelkova_serrata_02.jpg image ZELKOVA (JAPANESE ELM) -

Strong growing DECIDUOUSTREE>DECIDUOUS TREE with long erect branches growing from a short straight trunk. In winter the ELONGATED, serrated edged, LEAVES turn from deep green to crimson/bronze, orange/yellow.

STYLE : Suitable for all styles but especially suited to broom and group styles (especially if trunks are not straight enough for broom).

WARNING : Keep the structure light and airy as congestion of fine twigs can cause dieback - soMEtimes of whole branch.

Care Info


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

SOIL : Free draining basaic mix : 40:60 GRIT:organic.

PRUNE : Remove unwanted branches in early spring.

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

WATER : Water DAI>DAIly during growing season - more if hot - sparingly in winter to keep moist.

FEED : Weekly BALANCED FEED during first month after BUD>BUD burst then every two weeks until late sumMEr.

WARNING : Keep the structure light and airy as congestion of fine twigs can cause dieback - sometimes of whole branch.

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