Knowledge Base:  

You are here: Knowledge Base : Roots
Page of 2
I have repotted my money tree and notice barely any roots. Is this common?
Yes, this is common. The pachira aquatica in particular does not have a lot of roots.
Working with you Tree's Roots: The Right Tools for the Job
Working with your tree’s roots is sometimes a neglected task. Most enthusiasts will concentrate on the foliage and trunk. However, well maintained roots always lead to healthy foliage. Below are
Trimming Roots: Will it kill my tree?
Trimming roots is a maintenance necessity that can sometimes cause anxiety. However, trimming the roots of your tree when repotting will help your tree grow healthier and stronger. So what
Base Layer: 3 Elements to Consider
Adding a base layer to your pot while repotting works wonders for your bonsai tree. Not only does it prevent compaction, but it also prevents root rot by ensuring quality drainage. So now that w
Maintaining Good Trunk Health on a Money Tree
The health of a money tree largely depends on the healthiness of the trunk. Money trees do not have a long root structure. Most of the nutrients are absorbed through the roots that develop from
Can I get my bamboo to produce more stalks?
The Dracaena Sanderia bamboo is unable to reproduce more stalks. The only growth occurs at the shoots of leaves, in which cutting them off will produce more leaves. If the stalks are cut, the part wit
Juniper Bonsai Tree Care Information
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 browni
What should I do when my bonsai tree's leaves turn yellow?
When the leaves turn yellow, it is usually a sign of lack of water absorption to the roots. The first thing to do is to increase the amount of water to at least a mug size amount everyday and it is be
My bamboo is growing a lot, do I need to transplant it to a bigger container?
It is not necessary to transplant into a bigger container. If the roots are overgrown and clumped up, they can be trimmed back to fit. Overall, the stalk does not grow larger in girth nor height so it
Ginseng Ficus Bonsai Tree Care Information
Ficus will grow decently in low light, but thrive in high light conditions. Prune back to 2-4 leaves after 6-10 leaves have grown. We recommend using a dull pruning tool on Ficus, as a clean cut
Golden Gate Ficus Bonsai Tree Care Information
Ficus will grow decently in low light, but thrive in high light conditions. Prune back to 2-4 leaves after 6-10 leaves have grown. We recommend using a dull pruning tool on Ficus, as a clean cut
Golden Coin Ficus Bonsai Tree Care Information
Ficus will grow decently in low light, but thrive in high light conditions. Prune back to 2-4 leaves after 6-10 leaves have grown. We recommend using a dull pruning tool on Ficus, as a clean cut
Pine Bonsai Tree Care Information
The Pine tree does best when kept in a cool bright location. Avoid overly bright areas such as intense afternoon sun. Water regularly as needed to keep the soil from drying out. The plant should
Flowering Tea Tree Care Information
Fujian Tea thrives in sunny, warm temperate locations. Better lighting conditions will result in more frequent flowering. Avoid intense afternoon sun shining through windows in the summer. Fujia
Do I need to transplant the bamboos into a larger container?
The stalks of our lucky bamboo, Dracaena Sanderia, will not grow in height nor in diameter. The leaves however will continue to grow over time and can be trimmed. The roots will also grow as wel
What are the white little spiders leaving webs on my plant?
These bugs are called "spider mites" and they are commonly found on indoor and outdoor plants. Introducing a new plant to a household will sometimes attract these bugs. To rid of these bugs, use a mil
What are the causes for Yellow leaves?
Bonsai trees require full time care. The most important aspects in growing and caring for your bonsai includes watering, humidity, lighting, temperature, fertilization, and air and soil circulation. I
How do I properly Water my Bonsai?
Watering plays a crucial role in providing successful care for your bonsai tree. Newcomers to the art of bonsais usually lose their first plant to improper watering. Some bonsai experts say watering i
What are Bonsai Tools?
What are Bonsai Tools? Bonsai tools are specialized tools to care for and cultivate the Bonsai trees. These Bonsai tools are used to trim, shape, and care for the Bonsai Trees. The Bonsai tools a
Preparing your bonsai for Winter
For many, the winter season storms have already begun and brought snow. For others, as we get closer to the winter season, it’s a good time to prepare your trees. Insulation: The large