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How should I keep good care of my plant when I'm away?
When you're gone on a short trip for less than a week or just over a long weekend, keeping your plant well watered and placing it in a good location is very important. For bamboos, you should
Are your plants toxic to children and pets?
No, but it is not recommended to be ingested. If ingestion occurs, please consult your local physician for assistance. However, the following plants have unofficial claims of toxins to cats: juniper,
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
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 the bamboo leaves turn yellow?
The most common factors for yellowing leaves are either too much sunlight; and/or too salty or heavily-fluoridated tap water. It is best to keep the bamboo away from sunlight and to use filtered w
How do I Bottom Water my bonsai?
Fill up your sink or a container that will fit your bonsai pot with water. Submerge your entire bonsai tree pot into the water with at least a water level of 1-2 inches. Leave it to soak for 15-20 mi
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
What should I do when the money tree leaves turn yellow?
The most common factors for yellowing money tree leaves are too much sunlight, wide range of temperature fluctuations throughout the day and/or over-watering. It is best to keep the plant away fro
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
Why is my plant not doing so well even when I followed all the care instructions exactly?
Please be aware that the general care information for each plant was established based on average environmental conditions. Due to the sensitive nature of living products, the amount of given care sho
How do I get rid of ants from my bonsai?
For minor cases, you can submerge the entire plant in a large bucket of water for about 20 minutes. Remember to fill the bucket first with water and then slowly set down the pot to the bottom. Afterwa
Do I have to remove the bamboos from the water gel immediately upon arrival?
It is recommended to at least remove the bags of bamboos from the box and stand them upright as soon as possible but it is not necessary to rinse off the water gel immediately. The bamboos can st
My plant arrived healthy but there are bugs on my plant now?
Bugs are attracted to plants that are not properly cared for similarly to how bugs are attracted to food that is spoiling. To prevent attracting bugs, for bonsai trees it is important to water your tr
Common Tea Types
If you don’t consider yourself a tea drinker, now may be a good time to start. Tea is a popular beverage amongst culture. In fact, throughout history tea has also been proven to be used as medicine
How do I maintain proper lighting for my bonsai tree?
Good lighting is a crucial aspect for keeping your bonsai healthy and green. There are no simple straight answers as to how much light bonsai trees require. The amount of light will vary depending on
How do I maintain proper lighting for my bonsai tree?
Good lighting is a crucial aspect for keeping your bonsai healthy and green. There are no simple straight answers as to how much light bonsai trees require. The amount of light will vary depending on
30-Day Plant Policy
30 Day Plant Replacement: We understand that not everyone has a green thumb, so if your prized tree doesn’t agree with you within 30 days, we'll send one replacement tree to you for free. We'll even
3 Essential Tools for your First Bonsai Tree
So you’ve just received a new bonsai tree for the holidays or picked one up for yourself. You’re probably asking yourself now what. Aside from watering your tree regularly, you’ll need to l
Watering : Checking for Signs of Stress
In Japan, only the most senior level apprentice or student is permitted to water the trees. The reason for this is because watering the trees requires experience and knowledge of each species of