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  1. 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...
  2. R

    First bonsai, need help with discoloured leaf tips

    Hi, I received my first bonsai just under two months ago. I wasn't told the species but I think I got it down to a type of juniper. Primarily the only thing I've done is keeping it well watered and in sunlight, so any other tips are welcome.! Over the past couple weeks I noticed the tips of the...
  3. TurkishTree

    My new bonsai need help.

    Hello, I bought a new bonsai (candidate) today, but the seller did not know it’s specie and a wire was attached to it should I get the wire out?
  4. A

    Help with repotting

    Hey Guys! I got my bonsai about 6 months ago and yesterday it’s pot broke, recently the soil has started to come away from the edges and I was told that I needed to soak it for 5 minutes and then drain. It looks like it possibly needs repotting, I have ordered a slightly bigger pot for it but...
  5. 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...
  6. M

    New to Bonsai, new tree

    Hello all! I've done a little research on Bonsai and recently went to a nursery and picked up a maple for $20. The lady who sold it to me just said it was a maple, I think we had a language barrier. I cut it down a bit but was looking for some advice on next steps for this tree. Should I...
  7. EmptyLake

    I'm new to bonsai. ID and best care.

    So i bought it today and i kinda know what kind it is (label) but when i googled it said that the specie has many subspecies so i can't really look up any care guides. Thanks in advance!
  8. B

    Intro/Help

    Hello there fellow Bonsai enthusiasts! My name is Nathan and I'm new to the community. I've posted once already but figured I would give my background on bonsai and ask for some oponions/advice. I've been interested and studying Bonsai off and on now for about 15 years so I already understand...
  9. Tbwilson33

    Campeche logwood help

    I bought one of these trees probably about a month ago. Drove it home and it started to drop it’s leaves after the first week.... didn’t start to panic at that moment because my bonsai room was very different from the location I bought it from. A brand new flush of leaves just came and...
  10. N

    Gifted a Japanese Maple - Need fall/winter advice

    Hello. After spending a few weeks talking and learning about bonsai, I was gifted my first, a Japanese maple, yesterday from my very well-meaning girlfriend. It came with a book (101 Essential Tips) and I’ve been watching youtube videos on watering and specifically on not over watering. I’m...
  11. iHasaki

    Co-creation is key

    Hello there good folk, Some time ago I started looking for some bonsai starters/little tree’s. I didn’t think of connecting to others on forums. But when I found out, I liked the input on the different threats. First off I started looking at the interwebs to find out if there are some...
  12. C

    Help/Advice - Florida Maple Bonsai Tree

    Hey All, I got my shovel and scooped up a few Maple tree saplings the other day from the yard and I was hoping to get some advice on what to do with them. I know the pots aren't traditional bonsai pots and all i had at the time was potting soil.Can anyone tell me what I should do next to get...
  13. K

    Beginner needing help.

    Hello everyone, I’m kinda new to bonsai...well by new I mean I suck at keeping them alive. I’m trying to start over and I recently got a Brush Cherry. My question is, I obviously want to make it grow larger and was wondering if I should repot it into a larger pot or let it stay in this...
  14. ninibonsai

    NEED HELP: Satsuki Azalea Bonsai

    Hi there! I am completely new to the bonsai world, and DESPERATELY need immediate help. I was recently gifted an "8 year old satsuki azalea bonsai" that shipped from Connecticut. I live in Seattle where the weather is currently in the 60's, cool with some sunlight. I have my bonsai outside on...
  15. ninibonsai

    NEED HELP: Satsuki Azalea Bonsai

    Hi there! I am completely new to the bonsai world, and DESPERATELY need immediate help. I was recently gifted an "8 year old satsuki azalea bonsai" that shipped from Connecticut. I live in Seattle where the weather is currently in the 60's, cool with some sunlight. I have my bonsai outside on...
  16. Spencer

    Identify my bonsai

    I'm new to bonsai and I need to know what kind of tree I have that way I can care for it properly.
  17. Joelshack2362

    Got from clearance section!!

    Hello I'm rather new to bonsai and have a general question. I got this tree from the clearance section and it had dropped most of its leaves. I have had it for about two weeks and it seems to be growing back rather quick. My question is with fall coming up should I just let it go it's natural...
  18. Thornhill

    New and confused

    Hi all! New to the forum and also to the exciting and befuddling world of bonsai. I have had an interest in the hobby for many years and have killed my fair share of trees due to many rookie mistakes (poor soil quality, trying to keep junipers indoors etc.). I recently purchased a juniper that...
  19. Jamo

    5 Year old Chinese Elm(first bonsai)- Help

    today was a big day, I received my Chinese elm bonsai. Though I am very excited about this new hobby, I am definitely going to need some help. My goal for the future and yes I know this is a long way away is to make this an upright broom style bonsai. I wanted to get some feedback on the first...
  20. Culper Woodhull

    Can you I.D. this bonsai

    Does anyone know kind of bonsai tree this is? I've bought this from a foreign man selling them out of a parking lot, so the language barrier prevented me from getting answers to my questions. I've always wanted a bonsai tree and after seeing this one I had to have it. It is the next day now and...
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