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The Desert Rose Bonsai Tree or botanically known as Adenium Obesum, is native to native to Arabia’s semi-arid regions and eastern as well as western tropical Africa. This beautiful bonsai is considered a desert succulent which likes full sun and well draining soil. They are also very heat tolerant. In the wild, the Desert Rose plant can grow anywhere from 5-7 feet tall, and produces very attractive pink open-trumpet shaped flowers. It has fleshy leaves and forms a very bulbous base. The Desert Rose Bonsai Tree is a very popular and sought after bonsai that is not only easy to take care of but rewards you with blooming flowers multiple times a year. The perennial succulent bonsai is excellent in pots and lives with little care and can take a good deal of neglect. The Adenium Obesum plant should not be below 54 degrees.
The Desert Rose Bonsai is a perfect introduction to Bonsai, not only for beginners but also for the more experienced and enthusiasts. It will make a great gift for any occasion or person whether it is a business associate, a mother, daughter, father, child, friend or a person who likes hobbies. The Desert Rose Bonsai Tree is a beautiful and unique one of a kind gift that will be appreciated time after time.
For best results, place Bonsai outdoors in a spot that receives full to partial sun. Humidity tray recommended to hold overflow during watering and to allow for evaporation creating humidity.
All standard size Desert Rose Bonsai are approximately 3-4 years old and have a total height ranging from 6 to 10 inches in over all height.
|SKU||btx-10-01 desert rose bonsai tree|
|Bonsai Attributes||Round Leaf, Popular, Rare and Exotic, Tropical|
|Bonsai Name||Desert Rose Bonsai Tree|
|Bonsai Common Names||Desert Rose Bonsai Tree, Desert Rose Bonsai, Japanese Desert Rose|
|Bonsai Botanical Name||Adenium Obesum|
|Bonsai Maintenance||Easy, Easy to Moderate|
|Indoor/Outdoor Use||Indoor & Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor|
|Indoor||Yes, with natural sun light|
|Outdoor||Yes, USDA Zones 9-11|
|Bonsai Country of Origin||Africa|
|Bonsai Characteristics||Aerial Roots, Single Trunk|
|Lighting Requirements||Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Moisture Requirements||Moist, but tolerates dry conditions|
|Bonsai Growth Rate||Slow, Slow to Moderate|
|Bonsai Can be Repotted||Yes|
|Zen Information||The ancient oriental horticultural art form or technique of Bonsai has been around for centuries. It was a way of life. A simple life of joy, peace, and serenity. A way to have a greater understanding and appreciation being in and around nature. It is symbolic of time and beauty with age. A story that is and will be told, from centuries ago to today, the sublime art of bonsai is practiced worldwide and continues to grow. A quick understanding of the word “Bonsai” will better allow grasping of the art of Bonsai. The word Bonsai is made up of two words "Bon", and "Sai" which means, in both Chinese and in the Japanese language, tray-planting or tray-growing. In other words Bonsai is a general term to describe a technique of growing plants or trees in a tray and not necessarily generalizing a specific type of tree. It is the technique or art form of growing many different species of plants and trees.|
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