What is a Ginkgo bonsai?
It is a kind of tree to be planted outside the house. From Eastern China, this is such a nice tree to plant that does not need big space. Planting bonsai tree has become a hobby of many people from around the world. This hobby requires time and care, but the result is fantastic. Let's imagine how some bonsai trees are used to decorate the house.
This kind of bonsai is unusual. It is known as a type of conifer tree, which has leaves that are flat and mid yellow in color. In the fall, the leaves turn into butter yellow and then fall before the winter.
How to grow
Actually, growing bonsai trees is not an easy job. In fact, as stated above, it requires a lot of care and time for a tree to become fully grown. It is the best to have both male and female trees in the garden since Gingko tree is among the bonsai trees that the male and female parts are in different one. However, no matter if the owner is growing this kind of tree for fun or for business, having both kinds of tree in the garden is much better since the pollination has more chances to occur. It should be known that the female tree of Gingko has some unpleasant smells that are not easily accepted by growers.
The best place to plant this bonsai tree is in the place full of sun. The color on the leaves will be affected by the amount of sun the trees are going to absorb. For the trees which are still young, some methods of blocking sun should be applied in order to prevent intense sun that will cause bad effects to the tree. Moreover, as a kind of bonsai, it should be watered all the time during its lifespan. The roost of the tree needs to be kept moist all the time.
The Ginkgo bonsai should be grown with care. In the winter, it should be kept dry to prevent frost damage. For every year, the bonsai should be re-potted. The soil that is used to plant this tree needs to be a nice mixture in order to provide the best environment for the bonsai to grow.
Although planting a bonsai tree costs a lot of time, it is remarkable when some guests come to the house and giving good comments about the bonsai trees. However, having them as decorations is always better than using any artificial items.
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