Plant ID forum: What species of Bonsai This is?

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SyazwanFaid
Jun 4, 2016 8:52 AM CST
Greetings...i just bought a bonsai from local nursery in Malaysia...

I forgot to ask 1 most important question to my seller, thus I posting my question here.

Does anyone know what type and species my bonsai is?..
It would be helpful for me to know the proper care once i learn it species..

Thank you very much.
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Name: Sue
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sooby
Jun 5, 2016 4:03 AM CST
Welcome! Do you have any clues at all that might help with the ID? Perhaps someone here will recognize it but if not perhaps you could send or take a picture to the nursery and ask them (and then post back here and let us know what it is!).
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JRsbugs
Jun 5, 2016 5:37 AM CST
Welcome!

Buxus harlandii is possible, the leaves look the same and it's used for bonsai.

http://plantlust.com/plants/buxus-harlandii/images/18724/

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=bonsai+malaysia&biw=1110&b...

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Buxus+Harlandii&source=lnm...

Of course it is a good idea to ask your nursery if they know what species it is, but they might have bought it with no name.
Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Jun 5, 2016 6:58 AM CST
I have no clue what plant it is, but I have a friend who grows bonsai, and she says they will never survive if kept indoors for long. (So much for my care advice.)
Porkpal

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