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Common Quince (Cydonia Oblonga) Bonsai Tree

The boxes are native to western and southern Europe, southwest, southern and eastern Asia, Africa, Madagascar, northernmost South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean, with the majority of species tropical or subtropical; only the European and some Asian species are frost-tolerant. They are slow-growing evergreen shrubs and small trees, growing to 2–12m tall. The leaves are opposite, rounded to lanceolate, and leathery; they are small in most species, typically 1.5–5cm long.

Common Quince Bonsai are usually styled as informal and formal upright single trees.

Common Quince can be positioned in full sun to semi shaded positions. Common Quince bonsai are a good outdoor tree but will requires protection from weather extremes.

Common Quince should repotted annually for the first few years. Repot using a good well draining compost mix.

Water Common Quince Bonsai well in the summer months. Keep the soil moist at all other times.

Pruning can be done throughout the main growing season. Wiring will need to stay on for a long time to shape the tree. Check that the wire does not dig into the trees bark.

Feed every two week with a general plant food or add a slow release food to the compost.

 

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