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Mar 13, Confusion Bonsai Care? Here’s help!

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Make sure your instructions are bonsai care specific to your tree .

Because these small trees are created from many different types of plants, which often require different culture. Once you know what type of plant you have, know what he likes that particular plant .

to keep your bonsai, it is important to know what kind (species) of the plant you have. It is much easier to find help when you know. Whether you buy Suarbol a nursery, garden center, plant or store bonsai artist …

always ask for the name and care of bonsai plants scientific information !

What your tree like?

Once you know what type of plant you have, find out what you like that particular plant . Sun? Shadow? Much water? Little water? It will grow inside

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The basics of caring for bonsai trees not they are different from any plant growing container.

Remember bonsai is two parts – art and horticulture

Modeling and style is the technical part.; keep them alive is horticulture.

Growing a plant in a pot bonsai is no different from cultivation in a ceramic bowl or clay of equal size .

When buying bonsai here are some questions to ask about your bonsai basics of plant care:

  • what species is my tree
  • How much water, light and fertilizer Does my bonsai tree?
  • What kind of pests and diseases is susceptible to?
  • How maintain the form
  • tolerate winter outdoors
  • can I grow interior

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If you start with a green thumb, which have a distinct advantage. If you are a murderer of the plant, which has a lot of work to do.

Sometimes the best lessons are learned from the experience. Hopefully, can learn from the experience of bonsai care of other people!

You may want to start with a bonsai inexpensive. Ask lots of questions and do your best to follow the instructions given.

Read also:   Bonsai - Facts and Tips for Growing Bonsai

Remember, no one can accurately give that Bonsai Tree Care ANSW hree unless know what kind of tree it has.

Watering Your Bonsai

Irrigation is considered one of the most misunderstood aspects cualquiercuidado plants. bonsai care is no exception, and no wonder.

directorates such as water your bonsai every day or every three days or once a week are not adequate instructions to nd confuse the issue even more!

See more about this in Bonsai irrigation page.

good air circulation

in or out, good air circulation is very important. Interior of a fan or oscillating fan will help prevent plant pests.

Outdoors, bonsai should have space between them. Touching or even being close together, you can invite trouble.

Bonsai Care and plant pests

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What’s eating your bonsai trees?

All plants are susceptible to pests; However, healthy plants have fewer problems.

Each species has its own set of potential pests. Bonsai include basic care to look out for them.

Although they are plantascomedores … It is unlikely giraffes will be your problem.

Having bonsai indoors, does not protect them , so metimes the opposite.

for more information on pests, go to plant pests and Bonsai page.


“light” can mean either inside or out. Not all plants require full sun, some even they prefer shade .

Again, it depends on the kind of plant that has

I hear that over and over again can be frustrating.; However, it can be to most important lesson in bonsai. Know your bonsai species.

If you are growing bonsai trees indoors (even part of the year), there is good information about artificial lighting on the cover page Bonsai

Bonsai indoor

Brazilian Raintree Bonsai

all plants make better outdoors in their natural environment.

However, there are some tropical and subtropical plants that can be considered “indoor bonsai.”

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To keep any inside healthy plants, more than double its natural environment, happier you will be.

There are many ways to accomplish this, see Bonsai Interior.


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Fertilizer is a bit like food for plants. Plants in the ground draw their nutrition from nature.

For container plants such as bonsai, we have to help them out.

More information about the important facts of Bonsai tree fertilizer here.

Winter Care

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No matter where you live winter care is a serious concern.

All container plants need special consideration during the winter – including bonsai. See page winter care.

Bonsai pruning

Bonsai are never finished .

To maintain a desirable form, which will have to cut. However, even bonsai pruning depends on the type of tree you have.

Foliage plants are cut with sharp scissors, juniper needles are often broken or “pinching” and sometimes sheared.

Pino also have special bonsai tree pruning techniques.

Read more about bonsai tools and which are necessary.

What is your climate zone?

Knowledge of the climate zone in which you live will help with growing your bonsai trees. Does not know? In the United States can be found in

The Plant Hardiness Zone Map USDA shown here.


Do not be surprised if you receive inconsistent information about bonsai care. Sometimes it is a matter of experience opinion and.

At other times, it is a total lack of knowledge.

With a little research, you will learn the best people and best trusted sites.

(He linked to several of them on this site.)

Even more specific attention for any bonsai depends on where you live.

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