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Chinese Elm Bonsai

Botanical name: Ulmus parvifolia

Chinese Elm are one of the most popular choices for a Bonsai Tree.  They are a strong tree that reacts well to pruning and can be kept outdoors as well as indoors. The fine ramification, tiny leaves and beautiful bark are characteristics most loved for this tree species.  With so many ways to train and style them any beginner can find a perfect Chinese Elm to fit their taste.

Hardy Bonsai material needs to be wintered over in a protected cold spot so that they can go through their natural dormancy period.  Inside an unheated garage, cold frame, or bury in the ground with good insulation for the roots.

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