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Basic bonsai tree care; Pests and diseases



Basic bonsai tree care; Pests and diseases

basic bonsai tree care ; pets and diseases

SOME SYMPTOMS –

  • State of the plant is very poor appearance.
  • Death of apical buds (Pointers), yellowing of the veins of the leaves. Lack of Calcium.
  • Older leaves turn yellow and the petiole purplish tones present. Lack of SULPHUR.
  • Little flowering, dark leaves. Lack of phosphorus.
  • Yellowing of the veins of the leaves, getting older by. Lack of MAGNESIUM.
  • Edges of rotting leaves, thin and weak stems. Lack of Potassium.

Other symptoms

  1. Symptoms: Foliage wilt, dry land
    Cause: Lack of water
    Suggested treatment: Remove the plant from the sun, spray the foliage; after one hour soak the plant watering bowl a substrate by immersion. Take the bonsai for a shady spot for a few days.
  2. Symptoms: Foliage they wilt and then dry land too fast or runs off the edges (no water penetrates the soil).
    Cause: Excess roots
    Suggested treatment: Replace the ground immediately. Can the roots and use a slightly larger pot if necessary. Spray the foliage.
  3. Symptoms: wilted leaves and damp earth
    Cause: rotted roots
    Suggested treatment: Remove the plant from the pot, clean the roots with water spray or dip repeatedly into Watermark basin; Cutting the roots rotted. Repot into compost with plenty of sand.
  4. Symptoms: Twig suddenly that changes color
    Cause: Virus
    Suggested treatment: Cut the affected areas sterilize the tools used so as not to contaminate other plants.
  5. Symptoms: Leaves yellow and shafts
    Cause: Mineral Deficiency
    Suggested treatment: Apply a mineral fertilizer comprising iron, manganese, zinc and magnesium
  6. Symptoms: Top of bonsai and is burned with dry leaves
    Cause: strong sun
    Suggested treatment: Remove the plant from the sun, taking it to a more shaded spot; spray the foliage.
  7. Symptoms: lower branches of bonsai are drying, do not develop new leaves
    Cause: Lack of sun (light) in the lower limbs
    Suggested treatment: Can the top of bonsai trimming excess leaves, turn the pot from time to time, make a light fertilization, and keep the top with little foliage.
  8. Symptoms: Conifers with pale green, budding little annual
    Cause: mites or mealy bugs
    Suggested treatment: Apply a mineral or organic insecticide, can the branches with excessive foliage, place in sunny spot.
  9. Symptoms: Hole in trunk of bonsai
    Cause: Drills
    Suggested treatment: Inject some insecticide into the holes with a syringe.
  10. Symptoms: damp, dark and limo Trunk
    Cause: Excessive water
    Suggested treatment: Wash with toothbrush entire torso affected, only the wet earth in the coming times.
  11. Symptoms: Limo dead wood
    Cause: Moisture
    Suggested treatment: Clean with toothbrush and apply sulfocáustica syrup with small brush.
  12. Symptoms: Limo in Vase
    Cause: Algae
    Suggested treatment: Clean the pot with brush. Use a solution of bleach (Clorox type) diluted; once dry the vase, pass a light coat of mineral oil.
  13. Symptoms: white crust on the toilet and even on earth
    Cause: Deposit minerals; can be two causes: water with excess chlorine or use of mineral fertilizer frequently.
    Suggested treatment: Wipe the crust of the pot with brush, water and detergent; soak the plant dipping it in a bowl with water covering the whole earth vessel for about 1/2 hour.
  14. Symptoms: White powder on leaves
    Cause: Mildew
    Suggested treatment: Treat with fungicide (Bordeaux mixture type) water only to land avoiding wetting the foliage; remove the infested leaf.
  15. Symptoms: Leaves with rust colored powder
    Cause: Fungi
    Suggested treatment: Treat with fungicide (Bordeaux mixture type), water only the soil avoiding wetting the foliage; remove the infested leaf.
  16. Symptoms: New leaves much larger than the other
    Cause: Excess nitrogen
    Suggested treatment: Water well to remove excess bonsai fertilizer, light plant for sunny, remove unwanted leaves.
  17. Symptoms: Leaves fall suddenly
    Cause: Heat shock
    Suggested treatment: Take the plant for shaded spot, spray the remaining foliage and soak the earth well.
  18. Symptoms: Some new and budding small to normal
    Cause: Excess roots
    Suggested treatment: Repot the plant, pruning the roots, use good compost.
  19. Symptoms: Even symptom presented in the previous item but the plant does not have excess roots
    Cause: Lack of Nitrogen
    Suggested treatment: Fertilize lightly and more followed.
    20. Symptoms: White scales on young leaves and shoots
    Cause: Whitefly
    Suggested treatment: Spray insecticide mineral or organic.
  20. Symptoms: Foliage elongated growth; widely spaced leaves, pale green
    Cause: Insufficient light
    Suggested treatment: Move the plant to slowly sunny spot, pruning very elongated growth.
  21. Symptoms: Blue Conifers passing to green
    Cause: Lack of magnesium
    Suggested treatment: Use full mineral fertilizer. The blue color is intensified by the sun, make sure the plant is in an appropriate place.
  22. Symptoms: Tree not blooming
    Cause: Pruning at the wrong time
    Suggested treatment: If the plant has reached the age of flowering pruning should be done in spring only after the flowers wither and fall. A very thorough annual pruning removes flower buds; fertilize plants that bloom phosphate (Bone meal or mineral fertilizer in autumn).
  23. Symptoms: Ants walking around branches and trunk
    Cause: Aphids and mealy bugs
    Suggested treatment: Use mineral or organic insecticide spraying the foliage.
  24. Symptoms: New shoots of leaves do not open
    Cause: Deficiency of phosphorus
    Suggested treatment: Fertilize with bone mineral fertilizer or flour or similar type 4-10-8
  25. Symptoms: Flowers that do not open
    Cause: Potassium deficiency
    Suggested treatment: Fertilize as above.
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