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    Pot size and when to prune for ficus seedlings

    Hello everyone, I'm very new to bonsai and I am growing 2 ficus benghalensis and 1 ficus religiosa trees from seed that I would like to eventually bonsai. I have been trying my best to read articles and watch videos on this, but still confused about pot sizes. I planted these on Nov 10, 2022...
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    Please help identify this plant

    I purchased Ficus Benghalensis seeds from F W Schumacher Co ( One of the seeds from the package grew into this plant shown in the pictures. I see that the leaves look a bit different from the others and it has this yellow pollen/flowering. Could anyone help identify if this...
  3. FilipMerynos

    Ficus benjamina natasha development

    Hello guys, I'd like to share my 5 years (4 of them were just mistakes) work on this ficus benjamina "Natasha". May 2015 July 2018 May-August-October 2019 March 2020 It's been a long road, I did many mistakes but also learned a lot. I think the tree already has changed and I will post an...
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    Ficus Tiger Bark Styling

    Hi everyone, I am new, first post here! So, my experience with "bonsai" started a couple years ago with a classic mallsai "ginseng ficus" that ended up thriving really well in my apartment, with all right precautions (and no extra light in winter months, were they get quite quiescent). I indeed...
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    First Schefflera

    I found this tree buried in the back of a mom and pop nursery. Paid $12. I felt like I was stealing it. I'm still deciding on an overall height. There are a lot of aerial roots on the upper sections of the branches. Not sure if I want to lose those. Thinking I'll keep them. Hoping to get it...
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    Here's the start of a Banyan Style. Branch selection after winter.
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