☘ Origin: Southeast Asia, from India and China to Japan
☘ Family: Rubiaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Serissa japonica
☘ Common Name: Snowrose
Symbolism: Snowrose Bonsai is a symbol of well-being, luck & hope, creativity and new beginnings, which make it a well suited as a gift to family, friends or co-workers to show that you wish them well in their new start.
Snowrose Bonsai will thrive well when it receives enough bright sunlight. It's best to place it next to a window that it can receive a direct sunlight for couple of hours a day. Turn your plant every couple of days to allow it to thrive equally from all sides.
Watering should be performed when the soil surface feels dry to the touch. Make sure to not over-water.
Leaves needs humidity to keep them green and healthy, and appreciate regular misting, Mist often during the day but, don't mist while in bloom as this causes the flowers to rot.
Snowrose Bonsai likes a room temperatures between (10-20°C).
Feed twice a month during the spring and summer with a special liquid fertilizer for Bonsai trees during the growing season. Don't feed in winter.
While It's known that it's not toxic to pets, it was determined by ASPCA.
Serissa is a very beautiful finely detailed tree that makes the best quality Bonsai that can be cultivated indoors. However it is only for the skilled Bonsai hobbyist. If you do not have the skill, knowledge and more importantly the facilities to keep and overwinter this tree the better to search all its full care details to have a beautiful happy Serissa Bonsai.
● Do Not Overwater! This will cause leaf drop and root rot that eventually could kill the plant. The worst thing you can do regarding watering is "give it too much".
● Make sure your plant is not placed near Heat or AC source. It is best to keep consistent room temperature throughout the seasons and not turn off Heat or AC when away or traveling. The best temperature ratio for almost any plant is (15°C-24°C).