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Can I repot my bonsai into a larger pot?
Yes, it is up to personal preference on allowing how big you want the tree to grow or the proportion of the size of the plant to the pot. It is best to do so during spring and autumn.
Can I just buy a bonsai pot and soil?
Unfortunately, we do not sell pots and soil individually.
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.
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
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
Bonsai Maintenance: Fertilizing your Tree
Keeping your tree healthy can be an easy task as long as you stay on top of watering, re-potting, and fertilizing. If you plan on re-potting your tree in the next few months, now is a great time
Akadama - The different grades of akadama
Contrary to popular belief, akadama is not all created equal. In Japan, Akadama is so readily available that it is used for nearly everything including basic house plants. That is why there are
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 should I do if I have cloudy water in my Bamboo arrangement?
There are two causes for cloudy bamboo water: (1) stagnant/sitting water (2) tap water that dries and solidifies over time. We generally advise to change and check the water frequently. Water that
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
Can I plant my bonsai in the ground outdoors?
Bonsai plants are meant to be isolated in a small pot to keep them small and for the purpose of mobility for display. In addition, due to their small size, they cannot withstand extreme weather change
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
Chinese Elm Bonsai Tree Care Information
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
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
Boxwood Bonsai Tree Care Information
Boxwoods will grow decently in low light, but thrive in filtered light conditions. Strong direct sunlight may cause the leaves to burn. Prune back to shape to your preference. We recommend us
Sago Palm Bonsai Tree Care Information
Palm does best in filtered or shaded sunlight but can also tolerate direct sun. The palm can survive in cold weather as well as hot weather. It is extremely hardy. Pruning is not necessary
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