Chinese privet - Ligustrum - A bonsai which shows when it's thirsty
For years this Chinese privet has been lovingly shaped by hand for YOU.
Each tree is unique
Ligustrums are always thristy - but they will show when they're getting too dry: its' shoot tips and leaves hang limply. This means: WATER ME !!! So you always know when to water this bonsai.
Common Name: Chinese privet
Botanical Name: Ligustrum sinensis
Age: 6 years
Potsize : about 13x8cm including matching saucer
Total height: 20-30cm
bright, not too warm place near a window - enjoys being placed outdoors during summer
in summer it needs plenty of water, at least 2-3 times
When the shoot tips and leaves hang limply, it is urgent to re-water.
Instead of watering give your bonsai a waterbath for about 10 minutes once or twice a week.
every 2-3 weeks in the summer
in winter every 4-6 weeks
You'll receive a tree that's similar to the picture.