These do not fair well in the High Desert! If planted in the ground it will need protection from southwest winds, shade from afternoon sun, and well draining soil. Typically sold as a bonsai or pre-bonsai due to ability to easily provide protection needed.
- Small intricate leaves
- Green trunk with red tints on stems
- Ornamental Tree
- Common bonsai tree
Zone: 5 - 8
Sun: Partial sun
Size: Up to 25' with a spread of 20' at maturity
Growth Rate: Medium (13 - 24" per year)
Water: Regular water on a daily basis for first few years, then weekly. Winter watering can be every other day. Be aware of the soil you plant the tree in as that can change the watering needs.