Vietnamese Blue Bell – Bonsai Tree
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Trifidacanthus unifoliolatus
COMMON NAME: Vietnamese Blue Bell
UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: Formerly known as ‘Desmodium’ Vietnamese Blue Bell, likes full sun and moderate water and fertilizer. Tropical tree, please keep away from freezing temperatures. The genus name, Trifidacanthus, refers to the unique, three-pointed spines which interestingly develop from old inflorescence stems and flower stalks that become hard and woody. The specific epithet unifoliolatus refers to the single leaf blade which is actually a compound leaf reduced to a single leaflet.
Image above is a sample picture from our nursery stock. This may not be the exact tree you will receive, but one similar in size. We have a variety of ceramic pots. Pots may be a different shape/color as shown. We will select the best tree for you to ship. Be aware it is perfectly normal for leaves, flowers or fruit (if applicable) to drop during shipping.
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Warranty and Refunds
When you order from Wigert’s Bonsai Nursery we guarantee that you will receive a healthy plant.
We will pack your plant or pot to the best of our ability in order to provide the safest shipping for your order.
Winter Shipping Info
At Wigert’s Bonsai we are able to ship trees year round, however shipping to areas where temperatures are below 35F can be risky.
“Winter Shipping is at Buyers Own Risk”. Unfortunately we cannot replace or refund trees if they are damaged in transit by the cold.
We recommend that you purchase a HEAT PACK at checkout. Also make sure to track the package so someone can be home to receive it so it will not sit outside in the cold. If you have any questions or concerns don’t hesitate to contact us.
*We also offer Boarding Services if you want to purchase a tree and hold it here to ship at a later date . Contact us for Boarding fees.