japanese black pines

  1. MagicMike

    Field growing Japanese black pine

    I have quite a few Japanese black pine growing in the ground in grow bags. I haven't heard anyone discuss the nuances of what to cut, when to cut, or how to cut to encourage the fastest base thickening and keep lower growth healthy. I have heard to not trim or cut back to encourage rapid...
  2. B

    Storing JBP seeds in 32 F?

    Hey I ordered JBP seeds and wanted to store them till Spring. Is it okay to keep them at 32 degrees F in my fridge? Thanks!
  3. R

    Japanese black pine needle browning

    I had potted this seedling in the pot last year in a bonsai soil(alp). It has been growing well in spring and summer. In fall, I started noticing few needles browning in the lower branch and the bud not so aggressive. I have seen the diagnosis chart and couldn't find the exact issue. I suspect...
  4. Lionheart

    Japanese Black Pine Issue

    I'm worried about my Japanese Black Pines. They are showing partially browned out needles. The needles are half brown, half green, and it would appear eventually turning all brown. I'm worried. I don't know what soil they were in when I bought them but it was well draining. Early this Spring I...
  5. Clicio

    Overwatering, small needles and automated watering systems.

    As read in Bonsai Tonight: "*Over watering yields longer needles – less water yields shorter needles." So one prepares her/his garden to a system that automatically waters the bonsai when needed. The 50 or so Pines like dryish soil, but we don't want them do die, right? At the same time, we...
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