advice for my bonsai tree

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    Not sure what to do for my maple

    Hi everyone! I’m new to bonsai (honestly new to long term plant care in general) and I’m not sure what to do for my maple sapling. My boyfriend gave this one to me at the beginning of August and we potted it in this pot at that time. I’m worried about drainage as I live in the PNW in a North...
  2. D

    Mould on moss

    Hello all, I’m new to owning a bonsai and was just looking for some help and direction. I seem to have a bit of mould growing over the moss. Is this something that needs looking at or is it ok? It’s an indoor Carmona bonsai in a south facing window (UK) I water it once a week and use a liquid...
  3. O

    Help! Bonsai is dieing :(

    I bought a bonsai for my mom. Lately she has moved its location around I think she may have over watered it once. It is wilting a lot and the leaves are losing their deeper green colouration. Its been with her for about 4 months, but only in the last couple of weeks, has it deteriorated. She...
  4. T

    Chinese Elm concerns

    Hello all. Short time lurker, first time poster. Was gifted a Chinese Elm for my birthday last September and somehow managed to get it through winter. Chuffed with myself I decided to repot at the start of this month as the old soil was regular compost. Repotting seemed to go well, nothing...
  5. J

    Got a parrots beak. Looking for recommendations!

    Just got this parrots beak last night wanted to get some recommendations on watering misting and overall condition of the tree wanted to see what some thoughts were of the condition of the tree and recommendations in order to keep it healthy. Sort of new to banzai I wanted to make sure I was...
  6. Crizzi Questions

    Blue Star juniper nursery stock styling advice

    I purchased this nursery stock blue star juniper 3 weeks ago. I’ve slip potted into a slightly larger pot adding potting soil mixed with orchid potting mix (mostly bark). I kept it shaded for a week and now have it transitioned into full sun. I’ve cleaned up the trunk some and cleared dead...
  7. M

    Olive tree

    Hi , i just bought this olive tree that i want to train for bonsai and i want some tips and help please .. Can anyone tell me , #1 when is the ideal time of the year to change the soil ? (it is in a really bad soil) #2 the ideal mixing soil ? #3 what type of fertilizer needed ? #4 when i can...
  8. Jamo

    Chinese Elm... seeking advice

    So I have had my Chinese elm for a couple months now and though it is a young and small tree I would like some ideas as to what to do with this tree moving forward. I would like to thicken the trunk and get more dense foliage. I'm open to whatever you think could best help this tree moving...
  9. Angela

    Acacia Advice, Please?

    Hi there! So I'm not sure if there's a forum for this, so sorry if I'm messing this up ... This is my first ever bonsai. My parents got it for me. It's an Acacia, though I'm not sure what type -- it has thorns and the bark of the trunk has an almost feathery texture - it's soft and if you...
  10. Culper Woodhull

    Can you I.D. this bonsai

    Does anyone know kind of bonsai tree this is? I've bought this from a foreign man selling them out of a parking lot, so the language barrier prevented me from getting answers to my questions. I've always wanted a bonsai tree and after seeing this one I had to have it. It is the next day now and...
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