seedling

  1. Rivian

    Inb4 Bonsai Nut

    Tree Hazel already barking up Pain in the ass to germinate After many months inactivity, threw the seeds away THEN it sprouted from the trashpile the next year
  2. Y

    Black pine seedling fertilizer

    My seedlings just popped through two days ago. Was wondering when to start fertilizing these seedlings? I don’t want to burn them or kill them so I just need some advice in when seedlings start getting fertilizer
  3. cornfed

    The Woody Plant Seed Manual 2008

    Very specific information on how to germinate the seeds of various species.
  4. Z

    Maple identify

    Hello I have been lurking on the forum reading information for a while but never posted. Until I found these guys wondering if anyone can confirm what it is as the plaque on this park tree is blank (interesting foreign maples in canada area) from weathering..they were only 2 growing next to each...
  5. D

    Total begginner -need advice

    Hi, total beginner here. Was greeted one day after work to see this little guy shooting up (chinese wisteria) I have actively kept him watered but not overly so and he spends his time on my windowsill not in direct sunlight but where its light. I was planning on repotting him soon but then I...
  6. K

    Bonsai substrate holding water on top

    Hello, I have just today repotted all my seedlings, to a more permanent location so they wont grow on top of each other in the pelets. I bought some bonsai substrate or whatever it really is (it’s says profi tho) and i can already tell some of the seedlings are too young to be replanted rn and...
  7. J

    Garden Republic-Seed Grow Kit

    Got bonsai seed kit for holidays reading all general steps to get started just curious if anyone with experience has any tips, tricks etc learned along the way. Have grow light setup for starting phases. Two mains questions trying to find are, is now a bad time? (live in New Jersey) Do need...
  8. Clicio

    What the heck is happening to my Zelkova? Gone crazy?

    I got this seedling from @leatherback as I couldn't find nice Zelkovas around São Paulo. So he was kind enough to provide me some whips with roots wrapped in wet newspaper and.. They all took. This winter this one had no leaves at all and was like 15cm tall, and 3 months later it is almost 1...
  9. mystery hitch hiker!

    mystery hitch hiker!

    noticed this little hitcher in my variegated pafra! wonder what it'll be? yard has white pine, spruce, and hemlock...
  10. Clicio

    A tale of a pack of Caribbean Tamarind seeds and why this site rocks.

    This story starts when the 6 years JBP contest was launched. I couldn't get any seeds from here, complained like a child, and so I got a very kind offer from @Anthony . He would send me a pack of pine seeds from Trinidad. Being absolutely shameless, I asked for some Tamarindus Indica seeds also...
  11. E

    Baby Flame Tree bonsai keeps losing leaves and branches?

    Hello everyone! I am rather new to Bonsai having a flame tree and two spruce pines. They came in a kit I got for Christmas. I have another post describing my issues I am having but this post is only about one thing and I think most of you who are experienced might be able to answer it. I am...
  12. BTrees3

    Wisteria bonsai tree from seed

    Hello Bonsai People, I’m completely new to growing Bonsai tree’s. I haven’t grown a single thing my entire life up until now. I’ve got 2 wisteria seedlings I’m super proud of! They’re growing up so fast, and I was wondering if I could get any advice on things I should be doing now or in the...
  13. O

    Dying Seedlings - Please Help

    Hi. This (pine?) seedling has been growing since late April but recently the tips have started to turn brown. This is also the case with the smaller (birch?) seedling whose leaves are also turning brown after sprouting a few weeks ago. Please can someone identify the seedlings and let me know...
  14. T

    Help! Jacaranda Mimosifolia 6/7 months old dying

    I planted this Jacaranda Mimosifolia about six or seven months ago. I went on vacation for a week and left it in a window, came back and it looks dead, any tricks to revive it! I was just started to get pretty big. Let me know if you think it’s a total loss or if I can do anything to bring it...
  15. C

    Questions from a well-researched newbie

    This is going to be a wall of text, some I'm going to get a TLDR; out of the way first. ==TLDR== Am a newbie to bonsai with way too much free time of late, have spent the past couple weeks doing naught but researching information about making bonsai from seedlings & how best to care for maple...
  16. JayD

    First Post: Acer Palmatum Seedling

    Hello all, I am new to the forum. I have grown to love and appreciate the Acer species from my time working in a Botanical Garden. Enjoying browsing the site so far! Started collecting plants for bonsai and training 2 years ago. I am excited to learn from and share with you all. Grabbed this...
  17. florencechan.ca

    Monterey Cypress Seedlings - process from seed

    Hi Folks! I am mostly a lurker here. I tend to research more than I post, but a recent prod via message here on the forums has encouraged me to document the growth of my monterey cypress seedlings, which I have kept notes on since emergence last year. I also figured I would discuss this from...
  18. Alexshep

    Growing Pinus maximartinezii from seed

    Pinus maximartinezii or the maxipiñon. A truly interesting species of pine. There are a few characteristics that make it a really unique among pines. For starters, it is the biggest seed of any pine, averaging about a gram each and up to 3cm long. The juvenile foliage stage lasts for several...
  19. rollwithak

    Humble Seedling Beginnings - Knowledge Requested

    Hello Nutties..... Check out these seedlings that I have acquired!!! I'm not sure on the rules about promoting sites so for now I'll leave it alone where I purchased from. I know that many advanced Bonsai students just go for the thick trunks, but as I've stated in other posts, my love for...
  20. T

    First-time Rootmaker User Observations

    I used Rootmaker’s air-pruning propagation system for the first time this winter and wanted to offer my observations/notes in case they may be of help to others. Overall, I was quite pleased with the root branching exhibited for most seedlings and found the trays worth the cost vs. non-air...
  21. ConorDash

    Repotting seedlings

    Hello, I have 5 Wisteria seedlings, coming up to 2 years old now, they have just started showing signs of growth this year (always little anxious to see that first growth, my first seeds). They are currently planted in good size containers but garden soil, heavy organic nursery soil. I...
  22. bobsai

    Seedlings in my 14yo bonsai's pot - repotting advice?

    I have these two growths that have been growing about a month, and a month and a half. I want to definitely repot the corner growth, as it seems like it will be easy to extract the roots in tact from the corner. The taller (but bent, I poked too hard!) growth is right next to the trunk of the...
  23. B

    Indoor lighting - is this a good artificial light for tropical/subtropical tree seedlings? Will it be good as they mature?

    50W LED Grow Lights with UV IR,Shengsite Upgraded Full Spectrum Grow Lamp Bulbs for Indoor Plants, Seedling,Vegetables,Flowers and Fruits,Hydroponics &Organic Plants https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079DQ52NM/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_OtnpCb0EGZGSQ If it helps I am using this for my Delonix Regia seedling...
  24. Forest Bean

    Collected pine seedlings

    Hello nuts, I collected these three pine seedlings while I was out. I got them in the state of Maryland. They have 4-5 needles in each fascicle. The only 5-needle pine I know that is native to my area is Pinus strobus the Eastern white pine. Here is a photo of a Pinus strobus seedling I...
  25. syon_r

    Damping off Prevention

    I know when growing from seed to use a well draining soil mix and to grow in a bright area to prevent damping off of seeds. What fungicides should I use as preventatives? Should they be soil or spray fungicides? Should I apply fungicides after or before seeds begin to sprout? Should I use powder...
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