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Beginner Bonsai Trees: It’s Not That Difficult

If you like the idea of growing a bonsai tree but find the idea a bit daunting, you needn’t worry. There are many bonsai plants that are ideal for beginners and can withstand many growing conditions.

Cotoneaster – There are over 200 varieties of cotoneaster however the most popular for bonsai purposes are horizontalis, Microphyllus and Compacta Nana. These plants should be kept outdoors, and although they are generally very hardy plant, you will need to protect them from the winter frost.

Juniper – Whenever most people think of a bonsai tree it is the juniper plant to springs to mind and is commonly referred to as the “Karate Kid”.

Cherry Blossom – Many bonsai trees are considered to be either indoor or outdoor species, however the cherry blossom is one bonsai which can fit into both categories. Not only that but they are especially beautiful.

Azalea – The most common species you will find are the satkuzi azalea and the kurume azalea. They also have very beautiful flowers which will brighten up any garden.

Japanese Maple – Although this is not a flowering bonsai, the leaves more than make up for it, ranging from tones of gold to red.

This article is simply an introduction to anyone thinking of growing bonsai trees. It is important that you read up as much as possible on each variety to make sure you are buying the bonsai that is right for you. Just because they are the easiest of bonsai to care for does not mean you should neglect them. They will still need watering, feeding, pruning and re-potting, however this should be easy enough for any beginner bonsai grower

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Indoor Bonsai Trees

An inside bonsai tree is going to be a great looking creature. They are going to be formal plants that sit up and are going to be different from anything else that you have ever seen. You will notice that you are going to love the way that these creations look and how they make you feel as well.


The formal bonsai inside tree is going to be known by the trunk and the tree branches that taper off and look unique. The informal look is the one that will bend and curve over slightly and will be the one that you see the most of. You will notice that many people have these inside bonsai trees in their homes. They are going to be the most popular tree that you see.


The cascade and semi cascade inside bonsai trees are going to be the molded trees that will grow over water and on the side of mountains. The semi cascade does not lean as much downhill as the cascade style does. The raft looking bonsai trees are going to be planted on their side and can also include many others styles like the sinuous, straight, and the group planting styles. These will be the ones that give off the illusion of a group of beautiful trees and will actually be the branches of the tree that is grown on it’s side.


The anthurium is the most popular of the bonsai inside trees and the one that will have the lasting flowers. These are going to be a beautiful looking red and will be the best known flowers in the world when it comes to the bonsai style. The Real Hawaiian lava rock is going to be the bonsai tree that is hand selected to give off a happy home for the Anthodium and it will be a special tree that many love for different reasons.


Jasmine is the plant that has the busy vines that have trained to have its own tree form. It is going to have shiny and dark leaves and great smelling white flowers that you absolutely fall in love with from the start. The waxy snow is going to be the flowers that are going to be larger and will have a great looking cluster about them.

You can make your home look great with all the different colors of bonsai inside trees and you will love the way that your home looks as well as smells. You will feel good and have a great time placing all of your favorite bonsai trees anywhere that you want.

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