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Bonsai History

The bonsai tradition we know and love is in no way a new concept. Bonsai has been around for thousands of years, being refined and perfected into the art we know today. Although it has become increasingly popular in the Western world, bonsai started out in China then made its way to Japan around a […]

Everything You Need To Know About Bonsai Trees

Origin and Meaning of Bonsai Trees Bonsai trees are of Japanese origin and are rooted deep in the Japanese culture. The art involved in crafting bonsai trees is an old tradition among the Japanese people. The term bonsai simply means “Planting on a low pot.” Although tending to and gardening bonsai trees originated from Japan, […]

How To Protect Bonsai In Winter

Bonsai growers should know how to manage bonsai during winter. Proper bonsai care is an unquestionable requirement in order to help your bonsai thrive. With that in mind, you should remember that the winter is the time for your tree to rest. In this post, you’ll get familiar with how to protect your bonsai during […]

How to Revive Bonsai Tree with Leaves Falling Off

Bonsai tree cultivation is, undoubtedly, one of the most profound pleasures that you could engage in at home. However, it is not always a bed of roses, and you will encounter challenges before becoming a professional. Taking care of your bonsai tree will involve a considerable learning curve, especially when it is your first time. […]

How to Thicken Bonsai Branches

Bonsai trees are ornamental and artificially dwarfed types of trees. Usually, they are grown and propagated in a pot or a container. When cultivating these trees, many gardeners face one challenge: weak and narrow branches. The process of thickening bonsai tree branches entails sacrificing some branches. It depends on the part of the branch you […]

Stratification of Bonsai Seeds

While some seeds sprout immediately in suitable conditions, other species may take quite a process to grow. Most seed species require careful preparation and storage right before they are set to germinate. Stratification and scarification are two common preparative steps before growing most of the bonsai seeds. Stratification refers to subjecting seeds to cold temperatures […]

How To Grow Japanese Wisteria Bonsai

Many bonsai enthusiasts love shrubs and vines that highlight flowers rather than branches or foliage of the plant. The wisteria or the Wisteria frutescens grows in the United States Department of Agriculture hardiness zone 6 to 9. Furthermore, it is considered the most popular vine when it comes to growing bonsai. The Japanese wisteria bonsai […]

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Juniper Bonsai Sun Requirements

Juniper bonsai is by far the most popular evergreen miniature tree in the United States. This is because the tree features one of the most beautiful designs. Juniper bonsai includes more than 50 different species, with Needle juniper and Chinese juniper bonsai trees being some of the most popular. In addition to their popularity, taking […]

Cotoneaster Bonsai Leaves Turning Brown

Proper care is vital in bonsai tree cultivation because it ensures healthy and beautiful growth. When your Cotoneaster bonsai leaves start turning brown, then you must be doing something wrong. Brown leaves are a clear indication that your Cotoneaster bonsai is having a hard time. Your bonsai tree needs immediate attention whenever you notice the […]

Why Do My Bonsai Keep Dying?

Bonsai trees can be quite challenging to care for, even for experienced gardeners. Being miniature trees, bonsai are prone to all kinds of problems. Many beginners tend to ask why their bonsai trees keep dying. Bonsai trees need some special attention due to their delicate nature. As a beginner, start by familiarizing yourself with different […]