Japanese needle juniper bonsai material.
Juniperus Chinensis rigida . Needle junipers are highly prized and much sought after trees for bonsai cultivation. They are fully frost hardy and will thrive in full sun and a quite windy open position. During the growing season rigida likes regular deep watering, allowing to dry just a little between times. Spending a summer in the greenhouse or poly-tunnel will dramatically accelerate the growth rate of rigida and will significantly speed up the development of dense foliage pads. When growing, needle juniper foliage should be pruned often and not allowed to become long and droopy. Feeding should be light. Repotting should be left until you notice drainage beginning to reduce significantly, normally 4-6 years if using a good soil mix.
Repotting should be infrequent see our Bonsai Repotting Guide
Nursery grown rigida with dense foliage and well established.
20" tall from the top of it's bonsai pot. 22" wide overall.
Planted in a plastic nursery pot.
The subject pictured is the EXACT plant we will send you. Appearance may vary depending upon the season.
In stock and available for delivery within two or three working days.
Price including secure packaging and U.K delivery* £89.00
*Price includes delivery to any U.K mainland address (except Highlands and Islands).
Not available for shipping outside the European Union (ie: the USA). Importing plants without correct permissions can land you with a VERY big fine or prison time.
We do not provide cultural information for this tree other than the above (relevant to the UK climate only). Please ensure you have the skills and facilities to care for this plant in your location before you decide to purchase.
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