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Artificial Bonsai Trees

Real bonsai trees can be very difficult to care for. Real bonsai trees require constant watering pruning, and other maintenance tasks. For this reason, many people are opting for life like artificial bonsai trees that do not require hours of care and with just a little touching up from time to time can last a life time in the exact same state that they were in when you bought them. Best of all, these decorative artificial bonsai trees look almost exactly like real bonsai trees, and to nonprofessionals are virtually indiscernible from the real thing. This article (provided by Bonsai Tree Gardener) will explore how to choose and care for an artificial bonsai tree.

Choosing Your Artificial Bonsai Tree

There are many types of artificial bonsai trees, but if looking for a quality tree, you should look for one made out of silk or some other kind of high quality fabric. The leaves of silk tree, and, in some models, the cherry blossoms, should be handcrafted out of beautiful, natural looking, eye pleasing and delicate silk. The trunks of quality artificial trees are also frequently made out of metal, be it bronze, iron, or steel. The dish that the tree is set in is also important when assessing the quality of artificial trees; ceramic dishes that are painted with eye catching designs are common in the upper range of artificial trees.

When buying an artificial bonsai tree, avoid any cheap tree that is made out of plastic or that is set in a plastic dish. Also avoid the tree if the leaves are made out of polyester or some other cheap material. The tree should be a beautiful decoration; it should not be made out of cheap materials such as these. When shopping for an artificial bonsai tree of your very own, also be sure to avoid any bonsai tree that does not come from a reputable dealer or that does not come with some kind of return policy or warranty, especially when buying online. What appear to be the most stunning bonsai trees in photographs online might turn out to be ugly when you take a look at them in real life, so being able to see the product beforehand is crucial.

Caring for an Artificial Bonsai Tree

Fortunately, unlike real bonsai trees which can be a real chore to maintain and care for and eventually die; artificial bonsai trees can last a life time with minimal effort. A simple dusting every week and a little cleaning of the dish can keep your bonsai tree looking as good as new for many years to come. It is for this reason that people everywhere are beginning to buy artificial trees instead of their more difficult to care for real cousins.

In conclusion, when considering a bonsai tree as a decoration for your home or office, consider an artificial tree instead of a real one. Artificial trees, when bought from reputable venders and made out of high quality materials, can be just as eye catching and can easily stand in the place of more tedious real trees.

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