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How to repot a bonsai – Gardening is a passion, and as such should be cultivated. Not everyone can afford to have a house with a garden, although it would be nice to carve out its own space where you can relax and forget your worries and disappointments of life. When we cannot have what we want to look for alternative solutions is the best thing to do. For those with a green thumb, but cannot afford a small green space, bonsai are perfect. It is there to take care of this plant as if it were a big tree; we should therefore be repotted often, when the roots outgrow the pot early. Generally this should be done in the spring that is when he started the business vegetative bonsai. For bonsai repotting is not just changing the vessel that contains it but must also reduce the extent of the roots. Now let’s see how to repot a bonsai.

How to repot a bonsai

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Necessary

Make sure you have at hand:

  • Retinal
  • Vessel
  • Scissors

How to repot a bonsai ; Instructions

  1.  Get a pot larger than the original one and wash it well, so that is free from all germs and parasites. If the pot has holes on the bottom, they must be covered with a net. This step is to prevent the escape of soil with excess water when the bonsai is watered. Remember that it is important to work with the soil is dry, otherwise all work will be more complicated and repotting is not possible.
    how to repot a bonsai
  2. With the help of a wooden stick free the roots from the soil and very gently free the roots from the soil, being careful not to break them, bringing them bare. The bonsai, in this case, it may die. In the case where the operation proves complicated, can immerse the bonsai in a container of water so as to facilitate cleaning of the roots.
    Take the scissors and start trimming. This is the process more fun.
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  3. Start from the lower and remove all dead or damaged parts remembering that the roots that provide the nutrients are smaller ones. The bonsai plant is very delicate, so be careful.
    Put the bonsai in the new pot before handing out the roots of a first layer of soil and then covering them completely. The soil should be dry because of this, in case it is wet, it would not be possible to distribute it evenly. Watering the bonsai with a spray bottle and place it in a shaded area protected from the wind for about three weeks.
    Good luck to all.
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