Bonsai is a symbol of peace, harmony and balance. It has the grandeur of a full-grown tree, yet can fit in the palm of your hand. It has so many varieties, and we’re here to help you pick the best one for your indoor decor!

The word Bonsai literally means ‘tray planting’ - it replicates a full grown tree in a shallow pot. They come in different styles, shapes, sizes and colours!

Ficus

Ficus comes in many varieties (Religiosa, Benjamina, Retusa, etc.) and is most popularly known as the tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment. It is also called the Bodhi Tree.

Ficus bonsai is commonly grown in S-shape and I-shape. It can also be grafted on top of a different root, which gives it a whole new look.

An S-shaped bonsai is perfect if your indoors have a rustic, ornamental decor theme. The shape and feel of this plant goes perfectly with an antique look.

An I-shaped or a grafted bonsai can be used to liven up a modern or contemporary decor look. It is simple, to-the-point and elegant.

Carmona

It is also known as Fukien Tea plant. It has small dark green shiny leaves and sometimes it even blooms and produces tiny red berries.

This bonsai is perfect for a windowsill that gets plenty of sunlight. The perfect temperature to grow this is about 10 to 25 degree Celsius. This too can be grown in an S-shape or an I-shape and both are perfect for balcony or window decor!

Ulmus

Ulmus is popularly known as Chinese Elm and it is one of the most common household bonsai. It is perhaps the most low-maintenance bonsai and doesn’t mind being pruned or styled regularly.

This bonsai is perfect for tabletop decor in bedrooms, living rooms and even dining tables!

Bonsai are symbolic of Zen Buddhism. They follow a minimalistic approach and teach us to declutter our lives.

With the festive season approaching fast, bonsai is the perfect decor item and aesthetic addition to your indoor decor. You can find our varied range of Bonsai here.

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To know more about symbolic plants, read our blog on Zodiac Plants here. You can know everything about what your lucky plant is and even where to find it!