Item Code: RCJ2

Outdoor Chinese Juniper Bonsai Tree

£ 129.00
Chinese Juniper bonsai tree, approximately 33-36cm tall planted in a training pot ready for you to style as desired.
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Juniperus chinensis or Chinese Juniper is an outdoor, evergreen shrub or small tree which is an ideal species for bonsai. It looks lovely and is easy to keep. It has dark green prickly needles, borne in threes and has spherical fruits, which ripen to black. Plants eventually develop gnarled, twisted trunks, which make them ideal for driftwood. They are excellent subjects for bonsai. 

Location

An outdoor species, the Chinese Juniper can be placed in full sun  throughout the growing season. 

Temperature

In temperatures below -10°C move to a frost-free shed or greenhouse. During the winter, junipers can take on a brown or reddish hue when exposed to frost, this is nothing to worry about, they will turn green again in the spring.

Watering

Water regularly but sparingly, giving the plant more water in summer than in spring or autumn. In winter keep the compost just moist. This plant will not thrive in waterlogged soil. 

Pruning

When wiring be careful not to trap the foliage under the wire and make sure to check the wire after a year. 

Repotting

Check to see if your tree needs repotting every 3 or 4 years. 

Feeding

Feed during the growing season. Always read the instructions 

For more advice please visit our FAQ page and YouTube channel for help.

Please Note: The picture is for guidance only. It is not generally possible to send the tree in the picture. Please note that measurements given are approximate not exact. Measurements given are from the bottom of the pot to the top of the tree, the pot colour may also vary. Due to their nature trees grow and whilst in our care may need pruning, this means the tree that you receive may differ in size to that given in the description. The appearance of the tree may vary depending on the season. 

 
Bonsai Workshops and Classes run by Herons Bonsai
We have been running our bonsai classes and workshops at Herons for over thirty years where they have been the source of inspiration for many bonsai enthusiasts. Currently we run a number of different workshops by Peter Chan or a Herons Team Member. 
 
What is a Workshop?
All our workshops are hands on sessions for all abilities, ranging from beginner to advanced levels. You can learn many aspects of bonsai in this class. 

These workshops book up fast so please do book if you would like to attend.

We do have a waiting list that you are welcome to join by emailing [email protected] letting us know how many places you are looking to book, please accompany this with your contact number, this means we can call if we get a late cancellation.

If you are looking for a 1-2-1 class with Peter Chan he can normally offer a 2 hour time slot on a Monday or Tuesday morning starting at 11am finishing at 1pm. 

You can also book a 1-2-1 with one of our experienced Herons Team Member should you wish.

If you are interested and would like prices please email us at [email protected]
Juniperus chinensis or Chinese Juniper is an outdoor, evergreen shrub or small tree which is an ideal species for bonsai. It looks lovely and is easy to keep. It has dark green prickly needles, borne in threes and has spherical fruits, which ripen to black. Plants eventually develop gnarled, twisted trunks, which make them ideal for driftwood. They are excellent subjects for bonsai. 

Location

An outdoor species, the Chinese Juniper can be placed in full sun  throughout the growing season. 

Temperature

In temperatures below -10°C move to a frost-free shed or greenhouse. During the winter, junipers can take on a brown or reddish hue when exposed to frost, this is nothing to worry about, they will turn green again in the spring.

Watering

Water regularly but sparingly, giving the plant more water in summer than in spring or autumn. In winter keep the compost just moist. This plant will not thrive in waterlogged soil. 

Pruning

When wiring be careful not to trap the foliage under the wire and make sure to check the wire after a year. 

Repotting

Check to see if your tree needs repotting every 3 or 4 years. 

Feeding

Feed during the growing season. Always read the instructions 

For more advice please visit our FAQ page and YouTube channel for help.

Please Note: The picture is for guidance only. It is not generally possible to send the tree in the picture. Please note that measurements given are approximate not exact. Measurements given are from the bottom of the pot to the top of the tree, the pot colour may also vary. Due to their nature trees grow and whilst in our care may need pruning, this means the tree that you receive may differ in size to that given in the description. The appearance of the tree may vary depending on the season. 

 
Bonsai Workshops and Classes run by Herons Bonsai
We have been running our bonsai classes and workshops at Herons for over thirty years where they have been the source of inspiration for many bonsai enthusiasts. Currently we run a number of different workshops by Peter Chan or a Herons Team Member. 
 
What is a Workshop?
All our workshops are hands on sessions for all abilities, ranging from beginner to advanced levels. You can learn many aspects of bonsai in this class. 

These workshops book up fast so please do book if you would like to attend.

We do have a waiting list that you are welcome to join by emailing [email protected] letting us know how many places you are looking to book, please accompany this with your contact number, this means we can call if we get a late cancellation.

If you are looking for a 1-2-1 class with Peter Chan he can normally offer a 2 hour time slot on a Monday or Tuesday morning starting at 11am finishing at 1pm. 

You can also book a 1-2-1 with one of our experienced Herons Team Member should you wish.

If you are interested and would like prices please email us at [email protected]
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