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How to make a Bonsai tree, from a starter kit





Over watering causes a condition known as root rot, which is responsible for the destruction of the root system. This also leads to fatalities in bonsai trees. As long as you take care to make certain that your pot has good drainage holes, this problem is fairly simple to avoid. The next thing you need to remember about bonsai tree care is that these trees are usually grown outdoors. 

Knowing which type of wire to use can be one of the most challenging aspects of bonsai tree design. If you do not have wire that is strong enough for your size of tree, it is very easy to rectify. You can use a smaller wire that is double layered. This will provide equal strength to the thicker bonsai wire and do no extra damage to the tree. 

Bonsai Plants Bonsai plants are an extremely popular type of plant to be kept in the home and outdoors. Many people have begun to keep bonsai plants indoors, as these trees are very beautiful and can often add a lovely touch to a room. However, if you are planning on keeping bonsai plants, it is important that you take the time and care to tend to them properly. 

Vital Tools to Care for Your Bonsai There are many bonsai tools that are used when designing and caring for your bonsai trees. These tools are vital to encourage the good health of your tree, and should be used as frequently as needed to prune any dead or dying branches, care for the roots, and maintain the soil for your tree. 

This is important as these soils have good drainage, which prevents root rot from occurring. As high quality fired clay tends to be absorbent, there is enough moisture to allow the roots to get what they need while the excess water drains away. This type of inorganic soil is acceptable for many varieties of bonsai trees. 

Others are more suitable for smaller bonsai. Typically, Japanese maple bonsai trees are best suited for mid range to larger bonsais with trunks ranging between one and four inches. There are some disadvantages to using Japanese maple bonsai trees in your designs. In many of the trees, particularly landscape bonsai that live outdoors, it can take ten to twenty years to get the tree to the stage it is ready to be designed.