Flowering Mount Fuji Serissa Double Tree Planting (serissa foetida)

Flowering Mount Fuji Serissa Double Bonsai Tree For Sale Planting (serissa foetida)Description

Beautiful white, star-shaped, miniature flowers. This sub-tropical variegated evergreen, which is imported from Japan blooms profusely with delicate white miniature flowers. Double tree planting. Loves direct sunlight.


Each tree is 9 years old, 11″ – 12″ tall.

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Mount Fuji Serissa Bonsai Trees For Sale

General Description

A little, fine-textured evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub with wonderful and fragile flowers, this local of Southeast Asia is frequently utilized in bonsai. A thick rounded plant whose wiry branches are crowded with small oval leaves, snowrose screens little white stellar flowers in spring and summertime, and in some cases at other seasons if temperature levels are moderate. The leathery, dark-green leaves drop in exceptionally dry or cold conditions.

Plant snowrose in wet, well-drained soil in complete to partial sun. Numerous appealing cultivars exist: ‘Flore Pleno’ and ‘Kyoto’ have double white flowers, ‘Variegata’ and ‘Mt. Fuji’ have green and white leaves, and ‘Rosea’ has quite pink flowers.


Grow in regularly damp, reasonably fertile, well-drained soils in part shade (finest with early morning sun and afternoon shade). Prevent extremely wet soils and dry spell. It might drop its leaves if soils dry out too much, at which point watering ought to be substantially minimized to prevent the possible advancement of root rot.

This shrub just stays evergreen in frost-free winter season environments (Zones 9b-11). It will not keep foliage in chillier areas where it normally starts losing leaves in fall as quickly as temperature levels drop listed below 40 degrees F. Branches typically pass away to the ground when temperature levels dip into the low 20’s F. as the plant starts to handle the practice of an herbaceous seasonal instead of evergreen shrub.

This is a popular bonsai plant (specifically in Japan). It will typically grow when put in an area including steady year-round growing conditions (appropriate sun, little temperature level variation, constant as well as wetness and no moving to other websites in the house). As a bonsai plant, it is thought about to be extremely unstable in big part since it tends to drop leaves if roots get too dry or too damp or if temperature levels get too hot or too cold, or if the growing environment is considerably altered.

Finest propagated from cuttings which typically root quickly.

Noteworthy Characteristics

Serissa japonica, typically understood as snowbush, snowrose or tree of a thousand stars, is a little, stiffly-branched, evergreen to semi-evergreen to deciduous shrub that usually grows to 2-4′ high with a somewhat broader spread. This shrub is grown for its thick foliage, rough gray bark and long spring to fall flower of star-shaped white flowers.

Stems are dressed with small, opposite, largely crowded, rather leatherlike, pointed, ovate, deep green leaves (to 1/4 to 1/2″ long). Funnel-shaped, star-like, white flowers (to 1/3″ throughout) emerge from pink buds in a long spring to fall flower. Flowers appear singly or in clusters from the leaf axils and branch ends, typically covering the whole shrub with flower as recommended by the in some cases utilized typical name of tree of a thousand stars.

Genus name of Serissa is stemmed from the name utilized in India for this shrub.

Particular epithet of japonica remains in recommendation to its Japanese native area.

‘ Kowloon’ is a variegated cultivar that includes green leaves with pale yellow margins which cover 1/ 3 to 1/ 2 of the leaf surface area. Foliage look has actually triggered the typical name of yellow-rim for this plant.


No severe bug or illness issues

Garden Uses

Compact hedge. Border fronts. Popular bonsai subject (knotted trunk, evergreen leaves and regular blossom).

It is an excellent concept to utilize a wetness meter till you get to understand the requirements of your bonsai tree. It does not actually matter “how” you water your tree, however rather that when you are completed the tree has actually been well watered.

Sub-tropical and tropical trees utilized for bonsai will need routine pinching and cutting throughout the year. Given that various trees grow at various rates, it is essential to examine each tree’s rate of development and change your pinching and cutting to accommodate it.

Given that trees grow at various rates, this schedule will not constantly hold real, for that reason, you need to analyze your tree’s root system each year to identify if it has actually ended up being pot-bound.

Mount Fuji Serissa Bonsai Trees (Serissa’ Foetida’)

The Mount Fuji Serissa is a particular types of little, evergreen shrubs native to Southeast Asia whose knotted trunk and small leaves make it popular for bonsai. The Mount Fuji has really little, deep green leaves with white margins and streaks.

The Best Ways To Take Appropriate Care Of Your Indoor Bonsai Tree

Bonsai is the recreation of natural tree types in mini. This art type has its origin in Japan and China where it has actually been practiced for centuries. Bonsai are grown in pots and are absolutely based on you for their care.

With correct care, your bonsai will stay healthy, gorgeous and mini for several years to come. Because your bonsai is a living mini tree, it will increase in appeal as it develops through the years. The guidelines listed below are simply the fundamentals and, for that reason, we suggest that you buy among the numerous great books offered on the topic.

Positioning Spring, Summer Season & Fall

The Mount Fuji Serissa will grow inside your home in high light and values being kept outdoors throughout the spring and summertime. When night time temperature levels drop listed below 45 degrees we recommend that you put the tree on a windowsill or on a table in front of one.

Positioning Winter Season

When nighttime lows start approaching the 40 degree mark, it is time to bring your indoor bonsai inside. The perfect indoor place is on a window sill dealing with south. A northern direct exposure will work, however will demand the usage of “grow lights” to offer adequate light to keep your bonsai healthy.


It is an excellent concept to utilize a wetness meter up until you get to understand the requirements of your bonsai tree. It does not truly matter “how” you water your tree, however rather that when you are ended up the tree has actually been well watered.


Throughout the cold months, when your bonsai is within, we suggest positioning it in a shallow tray filled with a layer of gravel with water included. This supplies additional wetness around the tree as the water lowers the quantity and vaporizes of wetness lost to modern-day heater.


Fertilizing is likewise required if your bonsai is to stay stunning and healthy. Considering that your bonsai is growing in such a little quantity of soil it is needed to renew the soil’s supply of nutrients occasionally. Your bonsai will likewise react well to foliar feeding, with a water-soluble fertilizer used every other month as a spray.


This quick description of fundamental care does not cover training. Training handle the art of bonsai and ought to be completely comprehended prior to endeavor– or delegated an expert. Many of the real bonsai trees you discover have actually currently been through their training duration, therefore needing just regular pinching and cutting to stay mini.

Cutting & Pinching

Pinching and cutting keep your tree mini. Sub-tropical and tropical trees utilized for bonsai will need regular pinching and cutting throughout the year. Considering that various trees grow at various rates, it is needed to examine each tree’s rate of development and change your pinching and cutting to accommodate it.


The factors for repotting are to provide your tree with fresh soil, and to motivate a more compact root system. Because trees grow at various rates, this schedule will not constantly hold real, for that reason, you need to analyze your tree’s root system each year to identify if it has actually ended up being pot-bound.

The tree, along with all of its soil, must be gotten rid of from the pot. Location a layer of well-draining soil which is adequate enough to raise the tree to its previous height in the pot. After putting the tree back in the pot, the location left uninhabited by the pruned root mass need to be filled in with fresh soil.

Insects & Diseases

Because your bonsai is a tree in mini, it can be dealt with for bugs and illness the like other tree. Visit our site where you will be able to get the required items to remove the issue if you find any illness or bugs.


  1. Dig beds or holes broad, not deep.
  2. Gently change heavy clay or sandy soils with raw material.
  3. Carefully get rid of plants from containers, keeping the root ball undamaged.
  4. Loosen up potting soil and roots around bottom and edges of root ball.
  5. Plant level with surrounding soil, spreading out roots external.
  6. Fill around roots with gently changed native soil.
  7. Water to settle soil around roots.
  8. Cover the location with leaf or bark mulch 1 – 3 inches thick however not accumulated onto the plant’s stem/trunk.
  9. Water deeply.
  10. Offer an assistance for vines to be or climb up connected to.


  1. Woody plants require watering less regularly than tender annuals or herbaceous plants.
  2. A lot of developed shrubs, vines, and trees can go weeks without additional watering other than in windy or very hot weather condition.
  3. Watering from a pipe or sprinkler need to be done gradually and deeply, not often, to prevent shallow root advancement or root illness. Enable soil to dry numerous inches deep prior to watering.
  4. When useful, specifically in dry environments, usage and preserve water-efficient soaker hose pipes or drip watering. Water quickly 2 or 3 times a week to keep soil damp, not damp.
  5. Many winter season injury is from drying, not cold temperature levels. Be prepared to water throughout extended bright, windy, droughts even in the winter season.
  6. Mulches assist avoid water loss throughout hot, windy, or bright weather condition.


  1. Prune for size control early in the growing season, get rid of just exactly what is required, leaving some unpruned stems to stay for a natural vine shape.
  2. When it ends up being an issue), prune stubborn development as required (.
  3. Prune unhealthy or dead plant parts at any time of the year.
  4. Vines hardly ever eliminate trees, however can be cut down every couple of years to permit tree trunks to grow in size.


  1. Root stem pieces of evergreen or tropical vines in summertime, under high humidity.
  2. Root stem pieces of deciduous vines, consisting of climbing up roses, in fall or winter season.
  3. Grow quick yearly vines from seed sown in the spring in damp, warm soil.
  4. Numerous vines can be “layered” by putting areas of stem, still connected to the “mom” plants, in the soil and holding them in location with weights up until they root. When well rooted, eliminate from mom plant.


Many plants require a routine “diet plan” of all-purpose plant food, either specialized (identified for your particular plant type) or a generic N-P-K (nitrogen – phosphorus – potassium).

Fertilize early in the plant’s growing cycle – spring for summer season plants, succumb to winter season plants.

For leafy plants, utilize a fertilizer with a greater nitrogen material (very first number).

For blooming or fruiting plants, utilize a fertilizer greater in phosphorous material (middle number).

If utilizing a water soluble fertilizer:.

  1. Mix as directed on container inning accordance with instructions.
  2. Wet the leaves and soak soil.
  3. Repeat.

If utilizing a granulated fertilizer:.

  1. Spread a percentage of versatile fertilizer gently under plants from the stem to beyond the external spread of branches or foliage.
  2. Water gradually and deeply.

KEEP IN MIND: Never ever over fertilize! You will see great deals of weak, leafy development and couple of flowers.

Prune as required to preserve plant shape. In St. Louis, plants might be acquired in spring in containers. Container plants might be brought within prior to very first fall frost for overwintering in intense warm spaces of moderate temperature level with minimized watering.

Plants include little, waxy, white, salverform flowers (1″ size) in clusters (cymes) of 3-12 blossoms on downy stems dressed with broad-ovate, dark green leaves (to 3″ long). The plant might be carefully pruned to form a shrub, or trained to climb up a wall, fence or other helpful structure.

Mount Fuji Serissa Bonsai Trees For Sale

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