chinese elm

  1. HENDO

    Chinese Elm Red Scale ID and Treatment

    Hi All, I recently noticed what looks like a red scale on my Chinese Elms. Here are some pictures from the largest Elm which appears to be the most affected. It runs off quite easily and is powdery, but there is a lot of it on the trunk and primary branches. This particular tree gets 4+ hours...
  2. T

    Chinese Elm leaf question

    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...
  3. 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...
  4. Syltis

    How do I help my new Chinese Elm heal this scar?

    Hi! I just aquired a Chinese Elm from Norways only Bonsai Nursery, Taki Bonsai. I liked the trunk and the slight nebari. I have repotted it and plan to let it grow outside and settle this spring before I start working on the branches when it's leaves drop. The branches has been growing wild, so...
  5. C

    Guidance for young Chinese Elm

    Hello all, I have brought my little chinese elm bonsai starter through it's first winter in my garage here in Portland Oregon. About a week ago buds began to sprout and I am looking for some guidance from more experienced folks about what I need to do this spring (repotting, trimming...
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    Drastic pruning to open up the branches and get rid of the matted birds nest. Also took about 3 feet of rope like roots off and re-potted. New growth starting to come. 1st March 2020
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    Chinese Elm begging for a re-potting. Bought January 2020
  8. HeroAKKD

    Please help with recovering Chinese Elm

    Hi everyone, About 6 month ago, I have bought a 7 Year old Chinese Elm from a Bonsai. As it was from a nursery, its soil was very compact. Given that I am very inexperienced, whenever I was watering the bonsai, I was not watering it enough. So all the water that I have watered the bonsai with...
  9. J

    I Hedge pruned a Chinese Elm

    This is a fun tree. I bought it from a bare root nursery a couple years ago. It has a nice root flare, semi-mature bark and a straight as a Navajo arrow trunk. Its summer in Australia and this tree just had its second major growth spurt this season. So I chopped it back like a mad dog!! I took...
  10. T

    I bought my first bonsai tree

    After reading and watching a lot of videos for a few months, I bought my first bonsai, a chinese elm. I have it for about two weeks and it's doing good inside for now, as i bought it in the winter time i didn't want to move it outside this season. The tree seems pretty healthy, it has leafs on...
  11. kevinlovett86

    Elm(en)tree

    So I cheated, I didn’t make this, I bought it. Also, it came from zone 6 or 7, so it might even wake up in my brutal winter (it seriously is brutal, too hot to go without AC but not hot enough to justify turning it on). Anyways, I think I wanna raise it 2 or 3mm to expose some roots. It’s...
  12. H

    What’s going on with my Chinese elm ??

    I purchased my first tree (an 8 year old Chinese elm) and it’s arrived with these kind of markings all over the trunk. Really new to this and I can’t find any answers online so I’m just wondering if anyone could tell me what this is/if I need to do anything. Thank you !!
  13. SeedlingMeg

    Chinese Elm Newbie... think I have a few problems

    Hi all! I'm completely new to this hobby. I received a bonsai as a present in late august! From the information I've gathered it seems that it was ordered online but other than that I have no more context on where it came from. It's a Chinese Elm, that is (unconfirmed) 7 years old. I'll just...
  14. ConorDash

    See you guys in a few years...

    No, not me.. Just slip potted these 2 little elms in to the ground (yeah could have done in Spring but at least this gives them a head start and its one job out the way). The middle Elm is actually the bottom half of the BIG one on the right. They both make up my first ever tree, my cookie...
  15. H

    Dormant or Dying?!? Little help!

    Hello! This is my 7 year old Chinese Elm.. I live in FL, very hot and pretty humid this year. Oct. has been rainy tho. As of late, my beloved elm was thriving beautifully. New growth, bright green leaves etc. last week I came out to my lanai (screened patio with clear roof) to check him and...
  16. 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...
  17. M

    New Bonsai Chinese elm

    I went to Garland's in Corvallis (can't recommend enough!) And bought a Chinese elm in a pot. Looks to me to be about 5 years old (I could and probably am so WRONG). I enjoy the trunk which is why I bought it but upon further inspection it looks like it was planted quite deep in the pot? I...
  18. B

    Dying Chinse Elm?

    My Shohin Chinese Elm was thriving this year and one day when it got really hot I wasnt home and wasnt able to water it. Afterwards the tree foliage started to wither followed by all the leaves dying and falling off a week later (progression from healthy to dead below). The tree is in full sun...
  19. P

    Thickening trunk of young Chinese elm

    I have a Chinese elm that I got from a bonsai nursery in FL last fall. I have managed to keep it alive thus far, but now I am contemplating my next step. Given that I have just moved from Northern FL to OH, I don’t want to stress him out too much, so I need advice on the following: 1.) I think...
  20. C

    New bonsai, any advice welcome!

    Hello! New member here, would appreciate your thoughts and any advice on this bonsai. Couple of yellow leaves but overall looks healthy to me. Planning on leaving it in this pot for a few more years to thicken up. Thanks for your time
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    Chinese elm in training . Pre-bonsai.
  22. DamianTrimboli

    Chinese Elm Fungal issue

    Hello! I live in Buenos Aires, Argentina. South hemi. I have a chinese elm I have air layered from a bigger tree 3 years ago, it was always going very well... but this summer it got a fungal issue, i threated it with Folicur once a week for 4 weeks, like I usually do with other decidous trees...
  23. headive24

    Help! is this scale or something else

    So ever since i got this elm as a gift from a very reputable bonsai nursery near sacramento, it has had these little black dots. I alway thought of these as places where buds either had emerged or were going to emerge. But now it is having problems where the leaves on the ends of the shoots...
  24. Gaston

    Evolution of elm broom. From Madrid

    Hello everyone, I will go publishing the evolution of this Chinese elm. It is the first broom I try to make so be patient please! I accept many tips. Thanks, Gastón 02/03/2019
  25. Andrew R.

    Chinese Elm changing leaves

    Hello- I am wondering if this Chinese Elm is just losing its leaves because it is fall here in Chicago and has been a bit chilly recently, though the tree has been indoors. Or, is there something seriously wrong with it? The yellowing started a few days ago, maybe a week. The tree has always...
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