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Rich Evergreen Shohin Olive Bonsai – Small yet Impressive

Product Code: PO8


A pretty miniature Olive bonsai with beautiful foliage and incredible design. A beautiful compact bonsai with neat habit and beautiful design.

This is the exact tree which you will receive!
An evergreen Olea Europaea which grows throughout the Mediterranean region, much of Africa, in North and South America and as Far East as China. They belong to the same family as the Lilac, Jasmine and Ash Tree.
This Olive tree which has striking white flowers during summer months and rich green leaves throughout the year.
It has thick, lush green foliage and brilliantly positioned branches with a sweeping trunk and phenomenal root exposure.
Potted into a copper ceramic pot with matching tray.
Supplied with our bonsai tree care handbook. An easy bonsai to care for making it ideal for beginners.

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The olive is one of the most beloved and sacred trees which symbolises peace and friendship.
The olive branch is usually a symbol of peace, harmony and hope. The dove and olive branch is used as a symbol of peace, further to the Christian belief of the story of Noah and the Flood (with a passage that describes a dove returning to the ark with an olive leaf, a sign of life after the floods).

Olive Bonsai (Olea Europaea)

The Olive makes a superb bonsai which can be grown either indoors or outdoors during warmer months. A fabulous evergreen variety which sports beautiful silvery green smooth-edged leaves. A Mediterranean tree with strong symbolic significance and renowned for being able to survive in dry conditions with poor soil and little nutrition.
A great variety for beginners due to its ease of care. The flowers are particularly spectacular and are followed by fruits on more mature specimens. Please protect olive bonsai from hard frosts during winter months. They prefer a bright position and the soil should be kept damp and not too wet. We feed our olive bonsai weekly for extra vigour and blooming.

Small bonsai are known as Shohin in Japanese. Shohin means ‘small, miniature or tiny things’ and these bonsai are very popular in the Japanese culture. In general ‘Shohin Bonsai‘ would sit on your hand comfortably.

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