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10 Common Beginner Bonsai Questions —Answered!

When you’re just getting started with bonsai, you’ll have no problem finding information about specific care techniques. A quick Google search—or better yet, a visit to the Bonsai Resource Center blog!—will teach you all you need to know about tending to these lovely specimens. But finding answers to foundational bonsai questions can be tricky: What …

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What Is a Japanese Bonsai Tree?

Translated literally, the word “bonsai” means “planted in a container.” And while there are several horticultural practices that feature dwarf plants grown in shallow soil, Japanese bonsai trees are particularly well known throughout the globe.  When you begin a bonsai practice, you’re participating in a tradition that originated over 1,000 years ago in ancient China, …

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Ultimate Resource List: How to Start a Bonsai Tree

Bonsai is a rewarding practice that can last a lifetime, but it can be a little overwhelming to get started. From watering schedules to wiring techniques to all that new lingo—there’s a lot to learn. Read on to learn how to start a bonsai tree!  This beginner-friendly resource list will connect you with answers to ALL …

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Everything You Need to Know About Bonsai Tree Pots (Literally!)

You’ve done it! Through patience, perseverance, and a watchful eye, you’ve created a stunning bonsai specimen. But not so fast! There’s a final factor to your masterpiece: You need to choose a bonsai tree pot.  When it comes time to display your bonsai, don’t overlook the container in which it’s placed.  Bonsai pots play as much …

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How to Care for Your Cherry Blossom Bonsai Tree

Far and away the most popular flowering bonsai tree is the Japanese cherry blossom (Prunus serrulata). In the springtime, these beloved trees reward their patient caretakers with a brief picturesque display of delicate white and pink blooms. Beyond being simply lovely, cherry blossoms are deeply significant to Japanese culture. Want to grow a cherry blossom …

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The Only Juniper Bonsai Tree Guide You’ll Ever Need

Everything You Need to Know to Care for Juniper Bonsai Trees Juniper bonsai trees are the quintessential bonsai specimen. Beloved for being low-maintenance and easy to shape, juniper bonsai are particularly good starter trees. Master just a few basic techniques and you’ll have a healthy, one-of-a-kind tree in no time! This simple guide to juniper …

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