The Carmona microphylla has a shrub- like development. These plants have a sapling deportment, with a short stem with a small roundish crown. The Carmona microphylla Is small in size; in winter it assumes a greenwhite colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.
Exposure Carmona microphylla
This plant prefers very luminous locations, during this period of the year it is best to avoid direct exposure to solar rays. These plants don't like cold weather, therefore in the Spring it is best to set them outside only when the temperatures are above 15įC.Letís remember that bonsai usually are grown in quite contained containers; this is why we suggest moving the vases in a slightly shaded place during the hottest weeks of the summer.
Watering Carmona microphylla
During this period of the year the the Carmona microphylla needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; letís irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 2-3 glasses of water . Letís frequently check the soil of our bonsai, to avoid it from remaining dry for long periods of time.
Treatments Carmona microphylla
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Carmona microphylla
We recommend a soil which stays wet for long.
Notes - Carmona microphylla
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.