The Osmanthus bonsai can quickly adapt to a variety of locations.The Osmanthus will grows best in partial shade settings. Water moderately, keeping the tree moist at all times. The Osmanthus does not enjoy remaining dry for long periods of time. The Osmanthus may be repotted throughout most of the year, although, the best times for repotting are in the spring. After repotting, water thoroughly and keep the plant in a shady location for several weeks so that new roots may grow.The Osmanthus is adaptable to a variety of soil and moisture conditions. Fertilize your bonsai once every two weeks. We recommend using a bonsai fertilizer.When pruning, prune back to 2-4 leaves after 6-10 leaves have grown to maintain its shape.