BOTANICAL CARD OF BONSAI
Common Name: LENTISCO - Family: ANACARDIACEAE
Evergreen shrub of the Mediterranean area. It has a light brown, scaling trunk, sessile, lanceolate, slightly revolute leaves, rough on the upper side, whitish and tomentose on the lower one. The flowers are usually light blue-violet, arranged in axillary clusters.
Set up the root system when repotting, while eliminating unnecessary branches for the final design. To thicken the foliage, "pinch" with the nails the new ones hunted during the whole vegetative season or cut them in early autumn.
This plant grows well in dry soils so it does not need frequent and abundant watering, but rather measured interventions to be carried out when all the soil is dry; nebulize the foliage during the warm seasons.
Once a month in spring and autumn.
Heliophilous plant (lover of the sun), it must be protected during the winter in cases of temperatures close to 0, and exposed to full sun throughout the rest of the year.
Place trunk and branches with bindings from spring to summer.