This is the time of year you will find out if you have any soil borne problems with your bonsai trees. The time for repotting is from around October through to March for broadleaves and into April for evergreens. Tropical bonsai are generally repotted when it is slightly warmer so later in the Spring but… Read more »
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What are eelworms, well they also called nematodes and are mostly microscopic worm like animals and some are significant plant pests. They are very species specific so you find a certain type of eelworm on one particular species, but those that are considered a pest have one thing in common they feed on the host… Read more »
Hopefully all your bonsai trees were protected over the winter and you are starting to look forward to the onset of Spring in the UK so here is a quick generic guide to bonsai in March.
February in the Northern Hemisphere is still classed as winter and it is a difficult month to predict the weather especially as the mild then cold conditions seem to be prevailing. Here are some generic guidelines to what to do with your bonsai trees in February but this will vary somewhat with specific tree species.
Punica granatum is the Pomegranate. This is a semi deciduous tree which looses leaves if kept cool in winter. The tree is broadleaved. It has bright red flowers but some forms are white, pink or yellow and can have single or double flowers.
There are three main components to tree physiology and they are the roots, the trunk and the crown and here is a brief guide in the context of bonsai trees which are only a scaled down version of a regular tree. Any tree or shrub or plant can be used for bonsai but some work… Read more »