I just brought home my first bonsai. Looking at some of the guides online I think it needs some pruning after the flowering period. It still has wire on most of the growth. Any suggestions about where to begin are appreciated!
My own little contribution, based on my own little experience: serissa are really moody
You will have to learn how to handle and don't be scare to death by it mood swings. The good point is that your little buddy will let you know right away if something pissed it off so that give you the opportunity to react fast. It's not like a juniper for example that could be dead for awhile before even telling it!
Did some pruning, Here's a pic from a few days ago. The lower left node is filling in nicely. Still wan't to gradually shape the tree into a triangle but don't wan't to do anything too drastic yet.
They can be finicky especially if constantly moving them around. They love sun, so give them lots of it. If growing indoors leave them by a window and don't move them around except to rotate every few weeks. Outside just place it and forget it. But don't forget to water.
Mine suffered from chlorosis but was quickly fixed with some supplementation. Also don't panic if it drops leaves after moving it from inside to outside, it will quickly bounce back.
Don't over water, but they like water. Lol.
Rooting cuttings is also very easy.
Welcome and have fun.
Also get a few more trees as to not over work this one to death.
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