PixelChixel wrote: Hello! I recently acquired a bonsai, and I need to know its species--most importantly, whether it is a tropical plant or a deciduous one, so as to know whether it requires a dormancy period or not... I feel terrible for not having read up more about bonsai prior to the purchase, it was an impulse buy as I've been dreaming about owning a bonsai for a long time and just snatched it when I got the first chance... I did ask the shopkeeper whether or not it required any special care, and all he told me about was watering by immersion which apparently isn't a great recommendation to begin with. Since then, I've been to two gardening shops, and both have given me information that seemed questionable when held up against what I researched online, and I really don't know where else to go! I am truly sorry if I'm in the wrong place.
Anyways, enough about that! Here's what it looks like: