SCIENTIFIC NAME: Carmona microphylla
COMMON NAME: Fukien Tea
UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: The Fukien Tea is a perfect tree for the beginning bonsai artist. It is a fast growing hardy tree. With it’s small leaves, delicate white flower, and gnarled trunk it is one of the most interesting bonsai trees available. Tree produces tiny white flowers and small red berries. Unique foliage shape, with a twisted trunk in a cascading style. Unique nebari, and a dense canopy of foliage. Imported from China. Fukien Tea likes full sun/ partial sun and moderate water and fertilizer.
This is the ‘small leaf’ variety which blooms and fruits more frequently in addition to having smaller leaves.
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 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.