What bonsai is this?

by Adele Sophie
(Manchester, UK)

Hello there,

I recently got my first ever bonsai, and the small card that came with it said it was a Ligustrum, however the leaves on my bonsai are thin and serrated and I think it looks more like a Zelkova but I'm not sure, so I'm thinking maybe someone mixed the cards up,
Could you please give me your thoughts on what type you think it is?
Thanks!

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Hi Adele!

Yep, I think you're on the money! Without holding the tree in my hand it's hard to tell exactly which species of elm this tree is, but it definitely could be a Zelkova. Just follow the same care instructions as you would for a Chinese Elm (species section on our site) and the tree will be fine!

Thanks for stopping by!

Lee (admin)

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Aug 25, 2016
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Many thanks
by: Adele Sophie

Thank you!
Now I can read up on how to properly care for this little guy. :)

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