SCIENTIFIC NAME: Adenium obesum
COMMON NAME: Desert Rose ‘Crested’
COLLECTION NUMBER: #166
DIMENSIONS: 14″ (h) 11″ (w) 4 1/2″ (nebari) 7 1/2″ Taiwanese Pot
UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: Desert Rose blooms year round! They grow very slow and with age form a fat caudex. This tree is very old and is easy to care for. A great tree for beginners, as they are hardy and can be grown indoors or outdoors. Flowers can be pink, red, white, etc. Desert Rose likes full sun, and don’t like to be over-watered. This is a tropical tree, protect from freezing temps.
This tree was styled by Erik Wigert, owner of Wigert’s Bonsai Nursery in North Ft Myers, Florida.
In 2008 at the “1st National Bonsai Exhibition” in Rochester, NY he was awarded “Best Tropical Bonsai” for his Purple Bougainvillea.
This is a tree from our personal collection here at Wigert’s Bonsai Nursery.
If you visit the nursery you will see it on display.
This is a chance for you to own a very special specimen bonsai.
Larger specimen trees can/ will require a custom built wooden crate for safety in shipping. The construction of this box could be an additional fee. Larger specimen trees can require freight delivery. The price of freight is subject to change, so please call for exact pricing.