How do you treat Serissa foetida?

How do you treat Serissa foetida?

Try to provide high humidity. Watering: Keep the rootball moist, but at the same time take good care not to overwater the serissa Bonsai tree. It must never dry out completely. If the tree drops its leaves due to some changes in the growing conditions, continue but slightly decrease watering.

How do you care for variegated Serissa bonsai?

In summer serissa need a lot of bright light. The ideal position for the tree is outdoors in a south facing position in direct sun. However if kept indoors the tree will do best in a bright conservatory or against a south facing window in which situation it will need to be turned every couple of days.

Is Serissa an indoor plant?

The Serissa is a subtropical bonsai tree. In most areas of the world it must be grown indoors where temperatures remain warm and the air is humid. When grown indoors, Serissa bonsais prefer a bright spot where they receive direct sunlight for six to eight hours a day. Do not place your Serissa bonsai near a windowsill.

What kind of temperature does Serissa foetida need?

The correct name of this tree is “Serissa japonica” but most people still use the old name “Serissa foetida”. Serissa Bonsai do not tolerate frost and needs temperatures between 50° F / 10° C and 68° F / 20° C in winter. If you need help identifying your tree, try our Bonsai tree identification guide.

How often does a Serissa foetida snow rose flower?

The Serissa is a small shrub that flowers two (sometimes even three) times per year. The roughly shaped trunks and tiny leaves make this tree very popular as indoor Bonsai tree.

Is the Serissa foetida a good bonsai tree?

Bonsai enthusiasts love it for its ever-present white flowers that gave it the nickname “Tree of a Thousand Stars”. And the Serissa has more than just beautiful foliage to offer. It also grows remarkably fast and responds well to severe pruning.

How to take care of a Serissa plant?

It is mandatory to use drainage. In the summer, abundant regular watering every 3-4 days, the soil should dry up to a depth of 1.5 cm between watering. Use only soft water. In winter, watering moderate no more than 1 time per week. It is required not to fill the plant, but at the same time, the soil should never dry completely, even in winter.