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Wiring your bonsai tree

Wiring your bonsai tree

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

To create your desired bonsai tree style, wire is used to train the direction of branches. The appropriate thickness of wire is coiled around a branch, then the two are bent together into the required position to allow the branch to thicken. The wood then becomes more dense making the branch hold it’s new shape […]

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Pruning bonsai tree branches

Pruning bonsai tree branches

| September 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

  Pruning is an essential practice for removing unwanted branches, maintaining your bonsai form or to encourage new growth. It also helpsĀ to decongest the look of the bonsai to make sure it is proportion and realistic. Removing selected branches will open up the tree structure and provide more space for the tree to grow into […]

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Choosing the best bonsai soil

Choosing the best bonsai soil

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Often when buying a bonsai tree it arrives in clay-based soil that overtime can become quite compacted. An essential method for bonsai tree care is to repot your plant into a new mix of soil. The three key aspects to consider to create the best soil for your bonsai are: Drainage Water retention Air […]

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Bonsai tree temperatures

Bonsai tree temperatures

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Trees generally can be separated into three different groups: hardy species (can tolerate freezing), subtropical species (withstand cold, but not freezing) and tropical species (warm environment at all times). An interesting tree care point to note is that hardy and sometimes subtropical species require a dormant period within their yearly cycle, without it they can […]

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Watering Bonsai

Watering Bonsai

| August 11, 2013 | 3 Comments

Sorting a water schedule will greatly benefit your bonsai trees growth, and once you are in a routine it will become a lot easier to remember to do and your tree will thank you for it. The first important step to watering your bonsai is to check the dampness of the soil to discover if […]

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