My first bonsai - Can you identify it for me?

TrewatsonJanuary 20, 2013

Hello all. I just purchased my very first bonsai yesterday and am very interested in getting started correctly. I am thinking it would be a good idea to know exactly which type of tree I have so I can care for it correctly.

I appreciate any feedback and help or tips you can give me. I am very enthusiastic about taking up this hobby and look forward to some amazing trees in my collection.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Hi there,

It looks like you have a Singapore Holly, but I'm not totally sure. The leaves are definitely an indicator of a holly though. It's easy to care for and should give you some nice white flowers if fertilized well.

Good luck and hopefully someone will come along and give you a positive ID!

    Bookmark   January 20, 2013 at 11:25AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Hey Thams,

I really appreciate the information. I will begin looking into this particular tree to avoid making any mistakes. I really want to get off on the right foot. Thanks again for your time...

    Bookmark   January 20, 2013 at 1:18PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Yes it's a Singapore Holly or Dwarf Holly

    Bookmark   February 27, 2013 at 7:10AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Soil mixture questions.
Hi so I have a couple questions. First is that I'm...
Hi, I've had my bonsai for a year, ligustrum, it was...
Fukien Tea - Making a come back!!!
Hello Everyone, this is a wonderful story. Back in...
Will my window provide a sufficient amount of light for a bonsai?
My window faces northeast. So the only time I get direct...
5 Cedar Trees
Thanks to the advice of coppice, I looked in Craigslist...
Sponsored Products
Gervin Ottoman - Key Largo Graphite Brown
Joybird Furniture
Personalized iPad Mini Case - PINK
$140.00 | Horchow
Hand-Woven New Zealand Felted Wool Plush Shag Area Rug-(9' x 12')
Phat Tommy 9-Foot Aluminum Market Sunbrella Umbrella
Flite Brushed Steel LED Wall Lamp
Lamps Plus
Modern Chandelier with 7 Bubble Crystal Cylinders Decoration
Contemporary Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug: Couristan Rugs Outdoor Escape Cocoa Beach
Home Depot
Knightsbridge Ceiling Fan by Ellington Fans
$340.20 | Lumens
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™