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Juniper Bonsai Tree Care Information
Last Updated: 03/17/2011


  • The Juniper does best in filtered or shaded sunlight.
  • Junipers can survive in cold weather and are extremely hardy but provide protection from freezing conditions in winter.
  • To avoid browning of needles, prune by pinching off unwanted stems using fingers or shears. Foliage should be thinned to let in light.
  • Water moderately, keeping the tree moist at all times.
  • Fertilize your bonsai once every two weeks. We recommend using a bonsai fertilizer.
  • Junipers may be repotted throughout most of the year, although, the best times for repotting are in the spring and fall. After repotting, water thoroughly and keep the plant in a shady location for several weeks so that new roots may grow.


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