root bound

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    Ficus loosing its leaves

    I picked up this bonsai in May and it’s been doing good in my house but recently (last two weeks) it’s been dropping a lot of leaves and the branches are dry and brittle, there is some new growth and even some fruiting. The soil drys out quickly so I’m worried it’s root-bound. I’m in south...
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    Dogwood scrub

    Hello! I picked up this dogwood scrub at my local nursery for $2. It was growing roots out if the bottom of it's container and is my root bound. Am I okay to root prune it now in Oregon? I feel so bad for the little guy, he's trapped!! Any advice would be helpful. Thank you
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    Help!! Do I need to do something for my ficus?

    I was looking at my ficus today, when I noticed a new root that I had never noticed before. It's coming up from the soil and then going back down on the other side of the pot, see the picture. Is this a sign that my tree is becoming root bound? I repotted it Spring 2015, and was planning on...
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