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Mar 3, Bonsai Supplies and Accessories

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supplies Bonsai are available by going hundreds no need them all

Many are active and real conveniences (perhaps thousands.) -. Others are nothing more than news. There are may need all .

Let’s start with the needs

Even before tools and building materials, a good place to start is with a good teacher and a good book. There are several of my recommended books on bonsai page book.

Bonsai soil – When it is bonsai supplies, soil is one of the most difficult to determine. There are many types. One thing that everyone should be drainage is thick and fast. Read more about bonsai soil.


Malla – People have experimented with many things to cover the holes in bonsai pots … potsherds, fabric and mesh window screen to name a few.

Bonsai plastic mesh

None of them were as good as the black plastic mesh packaged specifically for bonsai. Why?

The holes are large enough to provide good drainage and unobstructed. The holes are also easy to put thread through to ensure a bonsai in the pot. The mesh can be washed and reused for many coming pottings.


Bonsai Wire is essential for bonsai style wire comes in many sizes and various types. Most bonsai artists use either copper and / or aluminum wire.

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sticks – found in almost all bonsai toolbox, and for good reason. They are helpful in many ways :. Discover nebari (roots that often explode under the ground), poking borers softwood lumber, and detection of bags of soil when re-potting to name a few

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take home your favorite Oriental restaurant. Even better are the “sticks” made of very hard wood, sometimes available in stores bonsai or conventions.

Imported assorted styles Bonsai Pots

Bonsai Pots There are many sizes, shapes and colors bonsai containers. At one time, most bonsai pots were imported.

Today there are many fine ceramists worldwide.

Read more on page bonsai pots.

More Bonsai Supplies

The following bonsai items may be less necessary, but highly desired!

bonsai supplies, moss, moss on bonsai

Moss – is a leafless, soft small plant. There are thousands of different types. It is usually found in moist and shady places. However, some varieties also grow in full sun. It is a plant that does not bloom, and therefore has no seeds, spores sent to spread.

Because bonsai are watered frequently, sometimes appears moss itself. Their success has much to do with the microclimate where your bonsai is growing.

Moss “seed” (spores) is available from many suppliers bonsai. It may or may not work in your climate zone.

bonsai exhibitions are known for there an impressive appearance of moss on the trees. The secret? Often moss “planted” the night before .

In many clubs, just before the annual fair, is not a mad pursuit of wild moss in local nurseries! Moss is just a decoration. While pretty, it is not necessary to make a good bonsai.


figurines – Although rarely seen with Japanese bonsai, which are frequently used in other countries.

At this stage of bonsai world, it seems to be a matter of choice whether to use or not. However, some more traditional exhibitions exclude against competition.


humidity trays – are actually ” drip trays and are especially recommended for people who grow inside bonsai .

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They not contribute significantly to moisture. Find out more about Bonsai myths page .

just started?

If you are a bonsai beginner, in time you’ll develop your own list of the most valuable bonsai supplies.

The most important are always working for you!

In addition to the bonsai supplies on this page see basic bonsai tools

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