Juniper Bonsai Tree Care - 712 views
Juniper bonsai care tips – Junipers come in many forms, from creeping ground covers to windbreaks upright. They are hardy plants that can withstand heat and cold as well as dry soil and salty air. Choose disease-resistant varieties adapted to their local conditions and the size and shape you need to minimize the problems and the need for pruning. All junipers are of the genus Juniperus, although some native species are called “red cedar.” All are evergreens with short scales or needles and like full sun and well-drained soil.
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Watering and fertilization do not usually need to set junipers, except in the case of a severe drought or soil test shows that very low fertility.
Phytophthora root rot causes junipers slowly decline and eventually die. It is caused by the soil remains moist. If possible, divert drainage and Junipers planted on raised beds. Add bark or other modifications to heavy clay soil to improve drainage.
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