Scottish Bonsai Association

Bonsai A to Z Challenge

Challenging the Bonsai A to Z entry for Escallonia (Escalonia).

We may not get it right all of the time, entries are added from all over the world and the meaning of the text may be slightly blurred for some of our users. If you would like to add to, clarify or change an entry then just let us know by typing your amendments in the box, we will check it out and update the entry where necessary. Thanks a lot, we really appreciate everyones help in keeping the A to Z of Bonsai accurate and up to date.
    Google Translate

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 : Deadwood prone to rotting.  Treat with wood hardener..

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.

Bonsai Videos   WWW Link for Escallonia (Escalonia)  

There are 2033 entries in the A to Z and the pages have been viewed 7640377 times. Help us to increase the number of relevant bonsai terms included in this A to Z of Bonsai Terms. We include manufacturers and dealers in the dictionary, if you are one or know of one not mentioned then just click the link above and add an entry. If you have a favourite bonsai tree not mentioned just add an entry. We are trying to create a unique single free source for all bonsai terms and hope to capture worldwide bonsai terms for bonsai trees, bonsai clubs associations and national collections and the A to Z is free marketing for bonsai businesses and bonsai clubs.

Free counters!