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Chinese Elm Bonsai Tree Care Information
Last Updated: 03/11/2011

  • The Chinese Elm enjoys partial filtered natural sunlight. Prolonged direct exposure to intense sun may burn the plant and yellow the leaves.
  • The Chinese Elm constantly rotates leaves and sprouts new buds as old ones fall. This occurs most frequently when acclimating to new temperatures.
  • Although the Chinese Elm is quite hardy, avoid cold weather. Prune after the growth period in early spring.
  • Water daily, keeping the tree and soil moist at all times.
  • You can repot in early spring, every 1-3 years, but plan to repot either a month before or after pruning to ensure that the plant sustains the least shock possible.
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