fukien tea

  1. Z

    Help with Fukien Tea Tree

    Hi Everyone! I got my first bonsai tree a few weeks ago, and I'm having some issues. It's a 20 year old Fukien tea tree. A few days after I got it home, some leaves started falling off, and it's only got worse with time. I was instructed by the person who sold it to me to put the pot in a bath...
  2. 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...
  3. D

    Fukien tea survived

    Hello! I had a recent post somewhere in april or something like that related to my fukien tea. It started to drop leaves and there were barely any leaves left at some point and thought it was dying. Hot season came, put the bonsai outside and now it's full of life/ Cut off all the dead branches...
  4. D

    Need help with a fukien tea

    Hello everyone! 5 months ago i purchased a fukien tea from a store close to me. The foliage was plenty, small green leaves, it was really cute. Brought it home and after a week most of the folliage fell and some leaves had black spots. I used some pesticide, leaves didn't make those black spots...
  5. S

    Should I repot?

    6 days ago I was at Lowe's to get some potting soil and couldn't resist the price of their "bonsai" trees. I got a fukien tea. I know everyone hates them but I couldn't resist for only $20 and I previously had one for 1 year that did well until I moved. I live sort of close to Houston, TX, zone...
  6. P

    Help with changing soil carmona bonsai please?

    I'm thinking about changing the soil, can anyone help me, it grows indoors under light and also at the window when the sun is out. I'm ok to change the soil now? Should I leave the old soil close to the roots and just work around it? Which soil should I get? Thanks in advance
  7. tinyzigzag

    Fukien Tea healthy, growing, but flower buds dying before opening?

    I didn't see any results that matched in the search so I'm sorry if this has been asked before, but I was wondering if anyone had any ideas why my Fukien tea's flower buds would be dying before they even opened? The tree seems healthy, the leaves all look great, it's been growing new branches...
  8. DiveBarDiva

    Which window is best for my Fukien tea

    I just got a Fukien tea as my first bonsai tree. (Dallas, zone 8b) I’m not off to a great start. The tree was stuck in its box for a couple extra days because my husband didn’t read the box and didn’t tell me it came. It seems to be doing so so but it’s dropping a few leaves but it’s still...
  9. M

    Styling Advice for Fukien Tea

    Hi everyone, I bought this fukien tea about a month ago. It wasn't looking too good when I got it but it's growing very well now. I'm looking for styling advice because I feel it's too lanky but don't really know what to do with it. There's some inverse taper happening where all the branches...
  10. P

    Dark points under the foliage on my Carmona fukien tea cutting

    Hello everyone, I planted this cutting about 2 months ago and it did pretty well and was flowering and even had a new shoot I just found out that there are dark marks under the leafs, this kid seems ill, Can anyone help me what to do about it?
  11. A

    Bonsai is sad after repotting

    Hey! So i recently repotted my fukien tea out if its nursery pot, and its not looking too happy. The leaves are very droopy and some are yellowing or drying up. I'm worried bc I had to cut more of the root system than I wanted to. Unfortunately it had a lot of surface roots, and then one long...
  12. Soulsyphon

    Help with everyone's favorite tree - Fukien Tea

    Lol. I know everyone loves these (sarcasm), but I have a fukien tea with (maybe) a fungus infection? Not too sure what it is. I've looked for pictures but don't really see anything that I can for sure identify as the same issue. The spots don't rub off. Any help with identifying the problem and...
  13. N

    White fungus on top soil of Carmona, soon after repotting

    Hello, I have had a fukien tea tree for about four years and repotted for the first time a few weeks ago. I was having a problem with mealy bugs that were persisting after multiple treatment methods so I decided to repot because the tree had still been healthy/producing new leaves throughout...
  14. Vinnie Charity

    Fukien Tea snd scale insects...

    Well, my little Fukien tea has been attacked by scale, little bastards. I started plucking them off, then decided to just wrap the pot with Saran Wrap (6” pot) and dunked the tree, head first, into a bucket of water and neem oil in an effort to kill them. Now, some of the leaves have turned...
  15. xtal12

    Need guidance with Fukien tea

    Hi all, last year I got into this hobby and took care of two trees, one is still alive and the other one I killed it after around 10 months more or less. That was in the balearic islands, but couple of months ago I had to move to Barcelona so I kind of stopped my tree adventure. Last week my...
  16. C

    Fukien Tree bonsai loosing all leaves

    Hi all, So I have had a Fukien tree bonsai for about a year and a half and it has gone great until the 4-5 weeks. During this time the tree has shed almost all of its leaves and those remaining are rather brittle. I am used to it shedding a number of its leaves over time but have not seen...
  17. Naomi

    Fukien Tea still alive??

    Hello! :-) I was gifted my very first bonsai tree a couple days ago, it is a Fukien Tea tree that is 6 years old. As soon as my boyfriend and I opened the well-packaged tree we noticed the dry, dark green leaves. All of them wilting away. I watered it immediately when I got home as it was...
  18. A

    Fukien tea bonsai tree questions

    hello everyone. First time posting so please be gentle. I got a couple of questions about my tree. It lost all its leaves and was not doing well until I asked a local pro for help and he adviced that I change the soil to the mix below and fertilizer that had even parts (below as well) It is...
  19. K

    Fukien Bonsai

    My Fukien Bonsai is 8 years old. I repotted it for the first time this past fall. I know they don't like to be moved but I had to move it to another room for the holidays. My bonsai has been looses it's leaves like crazy. On previous thread I read how a clear or white plastic bag acts as a...
  20. sorce

    The Burn Pile. Newbie Graduation.

    Let's face it Newbs.... There comes a day when Everyone who will ever take this seriously realizes their material is terrible. S- shaped anything, anything with painted green moss, glued rocks, anything in a pot with an attached drip tray, 90% of Fukien Tea's, every Walmart ficus, anything...
  21. harpua.cam

    Traded Black Pine for these three

    I decided to trade the reverse taper black pine for these three trees. http://imgur.com/a/8OFU6 The pine project was too overwhelming.
  22. Smilefreak24

    Looking for advice for my New Bonsai's

    Hey Bonsai Nut's! I just got into Bonsai's a few months ago when I purchased Hawaiian Umbrella and a small Bougie. Unfortunately, the bougie started to droop severely and drop leaves and after 2 weeks of attempted revival, I donated it back to the sanctuary (I didn't want to do it any more...
  23. falling_snow

    Best Fertilizer for Fukien Tea

    Hey everybody! I'm thinking of getting a Fukien Tea bonsai, but before I take the plunge I have a quick question. I was reading in a book on Bonsai that Fukien Tea does best with a low-nitrogen fertilizer, but I'm not sure what qualifies as "low-nitrogen" or what proportions the potassium and...
  24. J

    Dying Fukien Tea Bonsai - Help!

    Have had this tree for a couple years, grows very fast, used to have to trim the branches quite a bit. Did a major trim a couple months ago. Now the leaves have all turned wilted and slightly brown except for 2 new branches toward the bottom. Have done nothing but water this plant since I got...
  25. Gunstock

    Search tabs

    Do the search tabs even work? I searched under media, and resources, for Fukien tea, and carmona retusa and got "no results found"? Or are there just not any to find?
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