This bonsai tree is notable for its pleasant, sweet-peppery smell and its glossy green leaflets. Easy care & suitable for beginners! Grow small, yellowish-white flowers of pepper trees form early in the year. They also provide you with round little peppers that people often use for cooking in the Sichuan providence of China.
Height: approximately 35 cm. Pot size: approximately 17x12 cm.
Sunlight: Strong Indirect sunlight, and preferably more than 6 hours of sunlight. Avoid sunlight that is too bright (tips: if you have a window facing the south with bright & direct sunlight, place the plant a little away from the window, or use a transparent curtain to partially block the light).
Water: water frequently (especially in the summer) and not let the soil be dried out. Around 2 times a week, but can be more or less frequent depending on humidity levels and amount of light received. Watering the plant less frequently in the winter.
The best practice is to use your finger to feel the soil, it should not be overly soggy or overly dry. It should be slightly moist with the top layer of soil only a bit dry.
Fertilizer: add a bit of bonsai plant food during growing seasons every few weeks will be appreciated by your bonsai. No plant food is necessary in the winter.