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By Dudiesm

Wiltshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have been given a bonsai form of myrtus communis (in Spain while visiting) - should I treat it as an indoor or outdoor Bonsai? Any tips would be much appreciated. Susan (

On plant Myrtus communis



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30 Jul, 2010


Welcome to Goy. The following link says it is an outdoor plant.
If you click on B in the A-Z at the foot of the page you can then click on Bonsai and it will show what other Bonsai growers have.

30 Jul, 2010


A winter like the last one could easily damage it, though. I would keep an eye on the weather predictions, and be ready to whisk it into a garage if a blizzard or very hard frost threatens. As a bonsai, extra insulation around the pot will also help the roots. Difficult indoors, unless you have an exceptionally sunny spot with good air circulation.

30 Jul, 2010

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