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Sawasdee Exotic Plants, Orchids & Bonsai

Sawasdee offers you one of the largest and most exquisite selections of Bonsai trees in South Africa.

Choose from a magnificent 74-year old Japanese grey bark elm, a miniature Chines elm, an Acacia Burkei (Black Monkey Thorn) or Acacia Galpini (Monkey Thorn), a White Stinkwood, the indigenous Baobab, a beloved Ficus Microcarpa and other hardy Bonsai treasures.

Orders are taken for fresh cut Orchid Blooms on Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays. We are open 7 days a week

Care for your Orchids

Orchids have long been a symbol of love and beauty. They are easy to grow, but still require basic care and can die if not cared for properly. Find the right orchid for your home. The proper care of orchids starts with choosing plants that are suited to your…

Orchid Tip: Light

Give orchids bright light, but no direct sun. Insufficient light is one the chief causes of orchids failing to bloom. Different kinds of orchids need different levels of light….

Orchid Tip: Fertilizer

Fertilize them when they are growing. Orchids need fertilizer to bloom. It’s better to under-fertilize than over-fertilize. A common routine is to fertilize every 2 weeks in spring and…

Orchid Tip: Water

Water them thoroughly once or twice a week — more when it’s warmer, less when it’s cooler. Make sure the water drains completely out of the holes at the…

Orchid Tip: Humidity

Provide some humidity for the plant; most do not like very dry environments. Humidity measures the amount of water vapor circulating in the air. Orchids need high humidity (50%-75%)…

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APHIOPEDILIUM June 201713th South African Paphiopedilum SymposiumJune 17 @ 8:00...

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