Hello! I have begun a cotoneaster bonsai and am struggling to figure what the plant needs. I thought I had been overwatering, cut back, then soil was regularly far too dry and figured the roots had to be developed first so didn’t let it go dry for too long.. then figured maybe not enough sun so...
A thread for one of my favorites! Cranberry Cotoneaster as purchased Dec '19:
Chopped up Spring '20:
New growth after repot and close up of deadwood:
A good season of growth in the pond basket:
Pre repot Spring '21:
New growth and berries '21:
Coming out of winter storage '22...
Bought this great little cotoneaster coral beauty for $10 on June 4th. Loved its inherent trunk line and could see, based on the trunk line, that the base was plenty thick and leaves plenty small to make a convincing composition. Here it is after chopping , removing duff and loose soil and...