Chinese elm bonsai

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Chinese elm bonsai are robust, easy-care Bonsai for beginners. They forgive many bonsai care mistakes. This bonsai tree species is very suitable for bonsai styling.

The Chinese elm (Ulmus parvifolia, Zelkova parvifolia) can be kept as an indoor bonsai as well as like a Mediterranean bonsai. Beginners of the hobby bonsai will be delighted with the Chinese elm (as well as the other winter hardy elm bonsai).

Buy a Chinese elm bonsai

Here you can buy your Chinese elm bonsai. Pictures of our stock of Chinese elm bonsai can be found at the bottom of this page. Orders on weekdays until 14 o'clock will be sent out the same day. You get exactly the bonsai you ordered in the shop. Safely packed. Have fun choosing.

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Chinese elm bonsai care in a nutshell:

Wiring: Applying the bonsai wire is easily possible because the bendable branches do not break so easily

Fertilisation: From March to September with a commercial Bonsai fertilizer (like Biogold, Hanagokoro, Liquid bonsai fertilizer)

Irrigation: Do not keep too wet but also do not let it dry out

Pruning: Cut back vigorously 2-3 times from May to early August with a sharp bonsai scissor (the wood is very soft). Seal large incisions with wound sealant

Overwintering: Very bright and as cool as possible. The Chinese elm tolerates temperatures up to the frost limit very well

Repotting: Repot Chinese elm bonsai approx. every 3-4 years at beginning of march in a well-drained bonsai soil (for example Akadama) with strong root-cut

Chinese elm bonsai - pictures