Lavender Star Flower (Grewia occidentalis)
Summary: The Lavender Star Flower is a compact evergreen tree, which originates in Australia and Africa. In all, you would find more than 400 different species around the world. The flowers produced on this tree are truly magnificent, lavender in color. The Lavender Star Flower is an ideal choice for bonsai.
Lighting: Full sun preferably outdoors on lanai or screen porch
Watering: Keep Moist
Pruning: The Lavender Star Flower should be cut back after each bloom season to maintain the desired bonsai shape. You can propagate this tree by cutting the new growth or using seed in the spring. Keep in mind that propagation by seed takes about 14 to 21 days to germinate but temperatures must be around 70 degrees. The Lavender Star Flower is a hardy, fast growing tree that is great for all levels of bonsai enthusiasts.
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