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    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...
  2. B

    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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
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    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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
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    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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
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    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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. syon_r

    Temperatures for growing black pine seeds

    I want to try the Japanese black pine from seed contest. I am going to stratify them in February or March, and plant in April. In Denver in April average low temperatures are around 35 degrees. Should I grow them indoors until May or June when temperature lows are in the 50s and then move...
  17. dirk hoorelbeke

    Dirk Hoorelbeke 6y JBP entry

    Ordered seeds from "Les Semences du Puy" just like in 2015. Order Date: November 20, 2017 3 times 5g for me (+-840 seeds) 2 times 5g for Defra (+-560 seeds). We will meet at Noelanders in februari.
  18. don b

    Don B's Pines 2018

    2018 HERE WE COME!! JBPs from seed coming soon!!
  19. BeebsBonsai

    Seedlings/Saplings for little cost (I will pay shipping)

    Hello everyone, I am posting here as someone who has a very small bonsai collection, all of which are still in the developmental stage, and am looking to broaden my collection with some very young starters that I can work all the way up to mature trees over the course of my life...
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    When Should I Move My Jack Pine Seedling Outside?

    I am growing a Jack Pine from seed. The needles it has when it emerged are quite long (about 1.5 inches?) and it is developing another set of needles now. At what point can I move this tree outside?
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    Amur Maple seedlings! Bonsai noobie

    Hello everyone! I'm super happy I found this forum. Any advice is greatly needed. So I got some maple seeds online and I left them in the fridge for two months, starting in July. I took them out on the 12th of September and two of the three seeds I put in there have sprouted! I'm keeping them...
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    Birch seedling. Should I break out the shears?

    Hello, I have a birch seedling that I am hoping to make into a bonsai. The plan is to go for a 12 inch tall broom style bonsai. Right now the plant is just over 4 inches tall. I read to top it 1/3 of the final height and then let the top grow out into the broom part. So my question is: Do I top...
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