Grafted 3 years old Ficus-Micorcapa bonsai turn out to attain their beautiful unique shapes with time. Grafting Ficus as Scion and Microcarpa as Stock works very well because Ficus heal rapidly and grow vigorously so grafting is really quite successful.
Grafted Ficus-Microcarpa 3 year's old bonsai is a combination of two different plants, Ficus and Microcarpa, joint together to increase the overall strength. These ideal green gifts will make your home/office a definitely a better place. Aside from the fact that these bonsai trees are very rare and beautiful to behold, they are scientifically proven as a great stress busters. Air-Purifier Ficus Bonsai Plant By absorbing harmful gases like Xylene, Toulene and Formaldehide, the bonsai plants work as great stressbusters and air purifiers. (A study of interior landscape plants for indoor air pollution abatement: an interim report. NASA July, 1989.)
Ficus Bonsai Care Tips :
Sunlight :Ficus can be grown indoors, close to a sunny window, or outdoors year-round in warmer climates. Direct morning sunlight is preferable; direct afternoon sun can sometimes burn the delicate leaves. Ficus trees don’t like cold drafts and, are not fond of sudden changes. Make moves gradually. Use a humidity tray under your bonsai to keep humidity levels up.
Water : Ficus indoor bonsai tree care including watering. Ficus prefer moist soil. It is important that this is well drained, it does not want to sit in a pool of water. When being kept indoors, mist spraying with water is beneficial. Too much water will damage the roots, the leaves will yellow and fall off. Too little water will result in the leaves becoming dry and brittle. As with all bonsai tree care, the key in watering is balance.
Pruning : The tree extends shoots of lighter green new foliage when growing. These can be cut or pinched back to a few new leaves after first being allowed to extend for 7 to 10cm. The tree leaks milky sap when cut. Branches can we wired with ease.