Bonsai Basics: How to care for your bonsai

With the right tips, bonsai care is not difficult. Here is some expert advice.

Watering:
– Your trees should be watered once a day, thoroughly, in the growing season.
– Water over another plant, so that the water can run freely through the drainage holes.

Location:
– Bonsai should be placed outdoors with morning sun.
– Indigenous species can take full sun all day

Soil:
– Should be free draining, have an inorganic component and grit for root growth and drainage
– Any good bonsai supplier will have the right mix

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