A resistant and fast-growing bonsai tree that can resist even the most careless of gardeners. Just make sure to prune it, or you’ll end up with a gigantic hardwood tree in your garden.
Native to Eastern Asia, the Chinese Elm Bonsai is the most used plant for bonsai effects. It’s sturdy and resistant and creates a delicate and intricate net of branches, making it the plant for Bonsai purposes.
It has small, leathery leaves and bears small flowers that range between white, green, and red. When not turned into a bonsai, this tree grows between 33–59 ft (10–18 m) tall and produces tough wood. Sturdy, resistant, and versatile, this fast-growing tree can tolerate a wide range of conditions, either in temperature, light, or humidity.