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Bonsai is a great way to have a healthy thriving plant and exert some of their creativity and one of the best plants to start is the Baby Jade. A bonsai Succulents, this plant is sometimes called the elephant plant or small-leaved Jade and is native to South Africa. It is quite tolerant under irrigation and is a good beginner plant for the home or office.

Baby Jade is a new place to bonsai develops quite rapidly and, unlike other types of Bonsai, you can go for long periods without water. It can grow to 3 or 4 meters in nature and being a succulent, the water is stored in the trunk, branches and leaves.

This beautiful plant is easy to care and style and look great too! The young plant has green bark which turns red and then Brown slate gray as it ages. It has round, fleshy leaves that range from pale gray to blue-green to dark green stems that are complemented by a reddish color. It blooms with tiny star-shaped pink flowers purple. The trunk and branches fallen and can make long waterfall.

The Baby Jade Bonsai is a tropical plant does well in climates that get below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. If you live in a warmer climate, it will do well outdoors in full sunlight, but if you are in a colder area it is best to keep within Bonsai in the winter and Baby Jade fine as long as provided with enough light. Watering should be done regularly – water until the soil is wet and let the soil dry out between waterings. Do not add too much water so that there is a permanent puddle in the pot.

Pruning and shaping your bonsai is part of the fun and you should be sure to let the soil dry before cutting the roots or large branches. After doing some cutting, water sparingly until the cut heals more. If you want to stop growth a branch longer, remove the terminal bud. To shape the tree, pinch the buds and branches that grow where they do not want. Make sure to pinch gently with your fingers. Baby Jade is a fast grower and will need to be pressed very often during the growing season. Use a 1mm aluminum cable to turn branches and leaves.

You should repot your bonsai jade baby every 2 years. This is best done in early spring. Befor transplant, dry the soil thoroughly. After transplanting, keep the baby Jade in a shady spot until you see new growth and once again begin to water as usual.

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Lee Dobbins writes for many http://www.bonsai.garden-corner.com where you can find more articles on bonsai trees and their care.

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