fukien tea tree

  1. S

    Found Fukien Tea discarded. Can this be nursed back to life? Or is it dead?

    Hello! I am new to this site and I’m not sure how to go about navigating or posting/asking questions, please forgive me if this is the wrong way! My name is Joey, I have never owned, tended to or have taken care of a bonsai tree before today. I live in Portland, Maine. I found this Fukien Tea...
  2. SubJeezy

    White whispy substances in crevices of a Tea tree.

    Recently purchased a gnarly looking tea tree from a plant store. Tree itself is in good shape but it was very dirty and neglected. Leaves were caked with what looked like road grime or very caked dust. As I was Cleaning the leaves I began to notice a lot of the crevices have little patches of...
  3. glass_shark

    I need some fukien help!

    Hello all, I'm having issues with a fukien I have. i repotted it when i brought it home from lowes, but shortly after that i discovered some bugs. aphids i think, thats not why im here though. i removed the leaves, in hindsight probably not a good idea, but i figured if the leaves were gone the...
  4. N

    Identifying fukien tea seedlings

    Hello! I've been caring for a fukien tea for the last two months and often find small seedlings growing around the pot. Although the leaf shape appears similar, I'm unsure as to whether they are fukien tea seedlings or not. The tree is healthy and in full bloom, but I've found no berries yet...
  5. A

    Help me save Fukien Tea Bonsai

    Hello! My friend gave me this beautiful Fukien Tea Tree bonsai. This is my first ever plant. It was healthy a few days ago - the leaves were complete and a beautiful shade of green. My bonsai mentor said to put it in the sun a few hours a day but I think I burnt it. I found black spots on...
  6. B

    Fukien Tea Tree Help!

    Hello Everyone, My girlfriend and I recently repotted her Fukien Tea Tree from regular garden soil. It's roughly 5+ years old and she's never had problems with it until we repotted it. We repotted it into a bigger pot and we used a potting soil mixed with a blend of "horticultural grade...
  7. JuniperSol

    Fukien Tea, emergency repot - Advice needed!

    So I might get a bit of backlash for this one, but I fully accept that. My mom rescued a Fukien tea from a clearance rack and it seemed fine for about two weeks. Then we found out it had fungus nats that wouldn’t go away. I just now did a repot with inorganic bonsai soil (Boon mix) and a tiny...
  8. S

    Fukien tea help - foliage

    Hello all I am new to bonsai and recently bought an 8 year old Fukien tea. I do have other trees but just am really attracted to the Fukien tea. I live in the U.K. and have this tree indoors, keeping indoor temps around 21/22 degrees and at least 50% humidity in the room - I do also list the...
  9. J

    EMERGENCY! My sick Fukien Tea tree has brown fuzz.. and little bugs.. Please help before it dies!

    Hello friends, I come to you in my time of need for my poor sick tree. I need some help and remedy solutions to remove this brown fuzz and these little brown/black bugs in the soil. The brown fuzz in the pictures is growing at the stems of the leaves on quite a lot of the branches. From what...
  10. C

    Help! Fukein Tea Tree wilting

    I've had the tree for about two weeks now, and I have been misting the entire tree every other day. I assume I was under watering it, given the amount of sun it gets, which I would consider full sun. Also, when the tree arrived, the leaves were covered in white spots. How do I get the leaves to...
  11. NewtotheArt

    I might of killed my Fukien Tea

    I’m new to this forum and also the art of bonsai. I bought a Fukien Tea from Costco a couple weeks ago. After a week I began seeing ants everywhere on the plant. All throughout the soil and crawling up and down every square inch of the tree. I read a few different places that a little dish soap...
  12. B

    Fukien Tea Tree trim help?

    I just got this (new to me) Fukien tea tree. It has a lot of dead growth twigs and looks pretty messy. Should I trim all of those bits off? (Photo included is focused mostly on the dead bits. There is more growth out of the picture)
  13. J

    help with fukien tea bonsai

    so I'm fairly new to bonsai and I only have two trees, so my first bonsai was from a grocery store and it was pretty healthy it's a fukien tea, and it's been doing pretty well, but recently it started dropping leaves, and has been growing slower, I'm guessing it's from over watering but I'm not...
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