Bonsai comes from Asia. This is an art that has been existed in Asian countries for centuries. The term Bonsai, formed by Japanese means tray planting. Bonsai trees are often elegant and graceful. The Bonsai trees must be well-matched with their pot forms, colors. People, who learn to design bonsai trees, are actually artists. They must master bonsai tree caring techniques such as trimming, pruning and growing them to stay healthy in many years. In this writing, I will help you get clearer about these vital tips on how to care for Bonsai trees. If you are a Bonsai enthusiast, do not miss this article!
1. Water And Humidity
Watering is very important in the Bonsai tree care. If you forget to water the trees for long days, they will dehydrate, and then die. If you water much, the trees will be dying, too. Moreover, depending on different types of Bonsai trees, people can supply them with suitable water levels. Besides, Bonsai enthusiasts must understand elements impacting Bonsai’s water requirements so that they can adjust a specific watering schedule.
People also use moisture meters to count and adjust the soil humidity. People should know exactly how to use suitable pot to grow Bonsai trees, what types of soil fit their certain trees, then they can evaluate the requirements of their bonsai humidity. Especially in the cold season, people should provide bonsai trees with more moisture. Normally, people can immerse their Bonsai in water. Don’t water only the soil. Remember to wash of the Bonsai foliage, dust from the leaves.
2. Soil And Fertilizer
Be sure that you are using the right soil to grow your Bonsai. Check out whether this soil can retail water well or not, then check out how good this solid absorb nutrients. In addition, indoor Bonsai trees and outdoor Bonsai trees need different soil. The tip for you is to go to garden centers and ask for the exact kind of your Bonsai trees and they will guide you to choose right soil and the highest quality soil for your different types of your bonsai trees.
Next, how to add fertilizer into the soil? If you are not an expert on this issue, widen your knowledge of this field to have healthy Bonsai trees. It is not too difficult to learn fertilizing techniques. Firstly, pay attention to add suitable amounts of fertilizer to your trees. If you add too much fertilizer to the soil, the tree will die after just some days. Next, you have to have full knowledge of the tree growth. What time the trees need the most fertilizer, what types of fertilizers are suitable for certain process of tree growth and so on! In addition, don’t mix different fertilizers together unless you have knowledge of the right mixing formulas to follow. In general, people can apply fertilizer once per month. Avoid applying fertilizer during the winter. By applying fertilizers at the half of Bonsai strength, the trees will appear healthier and greener.