June 2021

Bonsai Losing Leaves? 3 Reasons Why & What You Should Do

Is your bonsai tree shedding leaves at an alarming rate? Don’t panic, and keep reading!

This could be a perfectly natural event, or it could indicate a severe problem. Your first step should be to figure out why your tree is losing leaves. Then you can take appropriate action.

You should act quickly to intervene in case the loss of leaves is due to a severe problem that you will need to correct immediately. Or it could be as simple as going into dormancy for the winter – something that Chinese elm bonsai trees are prone to.

Acacia Bonsai Care Guide: What You Need To Know

Acacias are members of a large family of trees and shrubs that are found in tropical areas and evoke African savannahs or the Australian outback. With their fern-like leaves and yellow (or sometimes white or pink) clusters of gorgeous flowers, these trees are widely grown for their beauty.

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Hornbeam Bonsai Care: Full Guide For Beginners

These members of the birch family are well suited for bonsai. Hornbeam bonsai trees (Carpinus) are popular in Japan and throughout the West. These trees have bright green leaves, beautiful trunks with grey smooth bark, and leaves that turn pretty colours in the autumn. The bark and buds are attractive over the winter.

Bonsai Moss Guide – How To Add Moss To Your Tree

Bonsai trees are some of the oldest potted plants around, yet many of us know very little on how to care for them.

One method integral for a healthy Bonsai plant is growing moss around the base of the pot.

Adding a moss layer is practical as much as it is ornamental. While it may seem like it has been placed there just to look nice, there are several key benefits that preserve the health of your Bonsai.