Caring for a Bonsai tree is not nearly as hard as is commonly thought. However, as Bonsai trees are planted in small pots a few basic guidelines have to be. 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. Learn how to grow a Bonsai tree yourself! This step-by-step guide explains Bonsai care, cultivation, and design.
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. Then decide which branches to trim in order to maintain the desired design. 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.
An easy to follow bonsai tree care guide for novice bonsai enthusiasts. While it is not difficult to care for and maintain a bonsai tree, there are some basic guidelines regarding maintenance that need. Growing bonsai trees can be a great hobby. Anyone can pick a tree they like and make it into a masterpiece. Aspiring bonsai artists should learn how to shape.