Bonsai tree care basicsThough Bonsai trees are more delicate compared to the average indoor plant, a few basic rules should enable anyone to take care of it. The most important rule is; never water on a routine. Ignore the label attached to your Bonsai tree which states you need to water every ‘x’days. Instead, monitor your tree and only water when needed. Please read the watering and fertilizing pages for more detailed information.
One of the greatest attractions of a bonsai is the calming effect of simply trimming this miniature tree. The goal with pruning is to maintain its shape as it grows. Plus, cleaning up the top growth ensures growth elsewhere on the plant. Use bonsai clippers (not scissors!) to remove any dead branches. The watering of your bonsai must never be neglected. Apply water when the soil appears dry — never allow the soil to become completely dry. If your bonsai is receiving full sun, it may be necessary to water once a day. This schedule may vary with the size pot, type of soil and type of bonsai tree you own.
When people hear the term “bonsai tree”, most likely they begin to think about a small tree that is growing in a small pot, and then they connect with Asian culture. To grow a wonderful bonsai tree, people should possess skills, knowledge, … Beginners should take time learning bonsai growing basics (link to starting.