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  1. TurkishTree

    Procumbens nana juniper, need information.

    I bought a Procumbens Juniper yesterday, Firstly I need to know about watering. Second can it live in balcony? Third about the fertilization. Please help me to learn these
  2. TurkishTree

    My new bonsai need help.

    Hello, I bought a new bonsai (candidate) today, but the seller did not know it’s specie and a wire was attached to it should I get the wire out?
  3. T

    Worried about my Brazilian Raintree

    Hello, I purchased a Brazilian Raintree bonsai almost a year ago and it was doing fine. Until the leaves started getting crunchy and then falling off. Their are currently no leaves or signs of new growth. Am I under watering it? And is there any way to save my tree? - Thankz
  4. rollwithak

    Where do you buy online???

    Hey Bonsai Community. Forgive if there is a thread similar to this but I was unable to find. I wanted to get people's opinions and suggestions about sites online that are helpful and good when it comes to ordering supplies from basic materials all the way to bonsai specific hardware. So...
  5. Nicolina Lanni

    Need Help Identifying my Tree!

    Hello, I just received the most beautiful bonsai tree and I am having a difficult time identifying the type of Juniper (I believe it is a Juniper) bonsai it is. Can anyone help?
  6. Lottie

    Help!! What's wrong with Frank?

    Okay hey guys, basically need some advice, I've had my Chinese elm, year and a half, had ups and downs but I'm not sure what's wrong with it this time. Frank (my elm) lives outside in the garden, Norfolk, UK. Temperature has dropped here a little due to Autumn coming (he didn't go dormant last...
  7. rollwithak

    Humble Seedling Beginnings - Knowledge Requested

    Hello Nutties..... Check out these seedlings that I have acquired!!! I'm not sure on the rules about promoting sites so for now I'll leave it alone where I purchased from. I know that many advanced Bonsai students just go for the thick trunks, but as I've stated in other posts, my love for...
  8. rollwithak

    Youtube Curiosity -

    Hey All, Through many many many hours watching YouTube and studying, I've began to wonder if any of our members here are any of the YouTube personalities and/or teachers? Do any of our members have YouTube pages? Any Peter Chans out there? 🤣😂 Also, to make this more worthwhile than a simple...
  9. rollwithak

    Yamadori - Group Fun Activity

    Hello All! I thought this would be a fun exercise to get an all-inclusive thread going. Yamadori is a term used by the Japanese to describe trees collected from the wild. It does have some more depth to its meaning but for simplicity sake, we will just call it, trees collected from the wild...
  10. J

    2 quart bonsai mix: japanese akadama, lava rock and hyuga pumice

    Hi. If anyone is interested I'm selling 2 quart of premium bonsai soil mix: Japanese akadama, lava rock, hyuga pumice. Never open. Only 1 bag available. $30 + shipping (from Texas). Last picture is an example, how to see the soil in your tree. Questions? Contact me. Thanks.
  11. MattE

    Tigerbark ficus ( progress thread )

    Well grabbed the courage to propagate my ginseng ficus. I see such a nice future bonsai in this. I put it in a 40 percent organic and 60 percent bonsai mix. Rocks on top are just to hold it in place better. I did about a 50 to 60 percent defoliation. Everything I read says if it has no roots it...
  12. S

    HELP! I think my azalea bonsai is dead

    Hi all, I have attached pictures of a Bonsai my husband got me for valentines day and i think it is dead. He has a habit of over watering plants. We also live in the High Rockies and even though it is inside the temperatures easily get to 30 degrees regularly and VERY dry. If it is not dead...
  13. C

    Neglected hokkaido elm

    I got a Hokkaido Elm out of the trash at work. Its in bad shape but has some green growth and it is budding! I need to know how to help it get healthy again. I think it was being overwatered. Should i prune the naked branches even if they have tiny green spots on them? Should i repot it and...
  14. C

    Neglected Mugo Pine

    I fished a mugo pine bonsai from the trash at the nursery i work at. Im wondering how to get it back to being healthy. Its a good size, almost all the needles are yellow and falling off. There is new green growth and there is sap in the buds(i plucked one off). I know its not dead but im...
  15. E

    Can Someone Help My Dying Ficus

    Hello, My Ficus bonsai tree (not sure what exact species) has been on the downward spiral since 5 months ago, when I gave it quite a significant prune. I began to notice it loosing more leaves than usual and no new growth developing, usually the prune would bring on lots of new growth, even at...
  16. B

    Bonsai graphying

    When graphying you insert it where the cut was placed right? And I cut it about to or 3cm is that deep enough? I have a bonsai it is ficus ginseng and ive graphed it with a pine tree. And ive been giving it coffee for a week.
  17. B

    Help, please! Beginner in Memphis, TN looking for bonsai or pre-bonsai purchase recommendations

    Hi! I live in Memphis, TN (8a hardiness zone) and am looking to purchase a bonsai or pre-bonsai to work on while I wait for my Delonix seedling to grow. I am completely new at this as I have never cultivated a bonsai before, so I am looking for recommmendations for a good beginner bonsai or...
  18. V

    Tiny/Microscopic Bugs in Bonsai, Leaves Spotting

    Hi! I got a Ficus Bonsai last week, and it seemed perfectly fine. As the soil was completely dry, I watered it the next day, and many tiny microscopic insects came to the surface of the soil, and then crawled back down. When I lifted the pot from the plate (where the water drains), there were...
  19. MrJesseStrong

    Shimpaku Styling - Tak Yamaura field grown junipers styled by myself

    Here's 3 Shimpaku junipers Ive styled recently. Tak Yamaura is Western Canada's most recognized bonsai professional with a history going back to Japan in the 60s and 70s. He owns a great nursery here in Surrey, BC. Most of the field grown junipers and black pine in my garden I have acquired from...
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  21. B

    Bonsai Dying.. Help!

    She is a pink pixie bonsai tree that is only 2 years old. She has not blossomed yet, but has been very healthy and full until last week. She has always been an indoor tree, but sits near windows. We moved at the end of July and she took to the move well. I prune her about every month. About 2...
  22. BubblePopScott

    Hello from New Zealand

    Hi, I'm very new to bonsai, trying to read as much as I can. I was given this conifer (not sure exactly what type) by my neighbor. Is this a suitable tree to bonsai or Is it already too large? If you could point me in the direction of a good bonsai 101 tutorial that would be great. Thanks, Scott
  23. Hartinez

    Large one seed juniper progression

    Collected this one seed juniper (Juniperus Monosperma) in early spring 2017. Great root ball at collection, and was able to reduce the original soil amount pretty significantly from the get go. Planted in pumice and composted bark. Watered and fed all last year and this growing season...
  24. H

    Sumo Privet Ligustrum 14" Base

    I dug this tree out about 6 weeks ago. Took 4 weeks for buds to appear. Freebie on Craigslist. Last picture, where the lizard is at, is a new bud popping. Hoping for another bud higher up. But this will do if not. I'm amazed at the healing calluses already. These trees are trully indestructible...
  25. HeroAKKD

    My Bonsai branches are turning dried and crispy one by one... Help please

    Hello and welcome all ! I have bought a bonsai tree last October. I was told by the seller that this is a 10 year old indoor tree and I suspect it is a privet although I had not found a single image that shows a tree with leaves that are the same as mine. For the bast 7 months the leaves on...
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