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I received this bonsai tree as a gift, but as an absolute beginner I have been unable to identify its species using online guides. I hope one of you can help me out here, so I can care for it appropriately.

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    Could you please confirm whether a leaf from this plant, when crushed between your fingers, gives off an aromatic smell? – andrewbuilder Jun 1 '17 at 11:54
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It is Podocarpus. I had a bonsai from this species too, but unfortunately died after 2 years. So it is not an easy one to maintain.

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I vote Callistemon or Bottle brush as your Bonsai; Bottle brush Bonsai

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