Category Bonsai

Azalea - Azalea japonica
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Azalea - Azalea japonica

Generalities shrub native to Japan, widespread in Europe and North America, with small dark green oval leaves and abundant and very showy flowering; the flowers are simple, gathered in bunches, of colors ranging from white, to red, to pink, to purple. Fairly widespread as a bonsai, especially the varieties with smaller leaves and flowers; following carefully a few general rules this bonsai does not present too many difficulties.

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Murraia - Murraya paniculata

Generalities evergreen plant native to Asia, with light brown bark, silky to the touch. In summer it produces very fragrant white flowers, followed by yellow-red, oblong fruits, reminiscent of small oranges. Pruning can be pruned all year round, avoiding in the spring to remove the branches with floral buds.
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Fig - Ficus carica

Generalities the fig belongs to a genus that includes numerous species, most of which are tropical, while this species is widespread in the Mediterranean basin; it is a medium-sized plant with very large deciduous leaves and edible fruits. The leaves are light green, deeply lobed, rough to the touch, the trunk is gray and produces particular knots that give the tree an old and twisted appearance, clearly visible even in very young specimens.
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Sick bonsai ficus

Question: bonsai ficus malato Hello! I have had a splendid specimen of ficus macrocarpa bonsai for 5 years. I have always kept it during the winter inside a greenhouse together with other plants and with the summer outside in a shady place. Repotted every 2 years and annual pruning. Everything was fine until about a month ago when the leaves began to have black spots on the center that grow in a circular way up to the diameter of almost one centimeter after which the leaf turns yellow and falls.
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Bougainvillea, Bougainvillea - Bougainvillea glabra

Generalities fast-growing semi-evergreen climbing shrub, originating in Brazil, with light green leaves, small cream-colored flowers, surrounded by showy fuchsia, orange or pink bracts; The bark is light brown, the branches and trunk have thorns. This plant in nature has a climbing habit, but as a bonsai it is grown with an erect bearing; does not present many cultivation difficulties.
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Fertilizer

Question: Fertilizer What fertilizer would you recommend me and my bonsai hasn't had leaves for about 2 months and normal? Answer: Gentle Annamaria fertilizer, there are several excellent quality bonsai fertilizers on the market, choose one specifically for your plant. The fact that it does not have leaves is not very reassuring, but it depends on the type of plant, where you keep it from; perhaps with some more indication it is possible to give you some further information.
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Bonsai care

Question: care of the bonsai hi everyone, at the beginning of December I bought a bonsai at IKEA, it is a ficus, and it has quite rounded leaves. can anyone tell me what the scientific name is? as I am a beginner, could you give me some tips to take care of it? thanks in advance Answer: care of the bonsai Dear Giorgio, given the round leaves it could be a ficus panda; in any case all the ficus bonsai are cultivated in the same way; these are plants that in Italy must be grown in the apartment, in a well-ventilated place but not subject to temperature changes; they love environmental humidity, and therefore must be periodically vaporized.
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Cypress - Cupressus

Generalities Family of conifers, generally evergreen, originating in the eastern Mediterranean, spread throughout the Mediterranean basin; It is a long-lived, slow-growing tree, which in nature can reach 20-25 meters in height. It has a columnar habit, dark green squamiform leaves, which completely cover the small branches; the bark is smooth, furrowed by vertical cracks, dark gray in color.
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Sick bonsai

Question: sick bonsai Hello! I'm Sara and I have a 3 year old bonsai. I have never pruned or repotted it (afraid of damaging it), but it has always been good. However, for a couple of weeks he has started to lose almost all the leaves, and I have also noticed that the roots appear dry. What can I do? Do I have to prune it or repot it?
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Ficus bonsai with brown leaves

Question: BONSAI FICUS BROWN LEAVES Hi everyone, I have a bonsai ficus, for some days now I have noticed that it has started to have brown leaves. The plant is placed on a small table on the stairs, illuminated but not in direct contact with light. , and nn c sn radiators. I water it every 2-3 days with the special fertilizer diluted in water.
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No leaf

Question: no leaves Hello everyone, I have had a Ficus Retusa for some years. I have never had major problems with bonsai, I also made a repotting (about 18 months ago) and everything went well. My management has always been very simple, I water it regularly and, once or twice a year I do it treatment with vitamin ampoules (just insert them into the earth and each ampoule lasts about 10/15 days).
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Chinese elm yellow leaves

Question: Chinese elm yellow leaves Hi! I live in Piedmont at 700 meters above sea level. I just bought a Chinese elm bonsai. I placed it in the house near a window where it doesn't sunbathe directly. I water it every day, so the soil is always wet and I occasionally spray the leaves.
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Ficus - Ficus retusa

Family general that brings together a few dozen species of evergreen plants coming mainly from tropical areas, in nature they reach imposing dimensions, grown in pots they keep on 2-3 meters, the bonsai specimens instead remain below the meter in height. It has bright, oval, pointed dark green birthmarks with a waxy appearance; the trunk is greyish-brown in color, fairly light, sometimes flecked or slightly wrinkled, more often smooth and silky in appearance.
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Bonsai without leaves

Question: bonsai without leaves good morning, I have a ficus retusa that has lost all the leaves and now they start to grow back in the upper part, the rest of the branches are bare. Is there a chance that you will come back full of leaves in all its branches? in addition to normal attention is it necessary to do something in particular?
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Graft ficus bengamin

Question: grafting ficus bengamin good morning, I would like to graft a ficus using the crown technique, the plant was 2m high in a pot, I cut it about 20cm from the ground, it has only 2 twigs I would like to create the crown. I don't know what is the best period, if I have to keep the twigs to graft in the fridge, and if I have to remove the leaves from the twigs, since it is an evergreen.
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Bonsai ginseng

Question: ginseng bonsai I would like to ask since I bought a bonsai at a shopping center I would like to ask since it is in a small pot if I have to transfer it, then on some branches there are no leaves if they can be cut and then if I can use chemical fertilizers. thank you I wait for your answers Answer: bonsai ginseng Dear Catello, bonsai are generally cultivated specially in very small ways, to prevent the root system from developing excessively; if you believe that your bonsai is in a decidedly too small pot, repot it into a slightly larger one, and cut part of the small roots, changing all the soil with a suitable substrate for bonsai.
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Ficus Ginseng

Question: Ficus Ginseng hello everyone, my name is antonio and I am a thirteen year old who lately has been passionate about bonsai. Clearly I am very inexperienced, and I recently bought a Ficus Ginseng plant, not yet bonsai that I would like to grow in bonsai. I would like to know where to display it, how often to water it, if I have to repot it since it is a supermarket and if I can also spray it with distilled water.
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Bonsai that loses leaves

Question: bonsai is losing leaves I have a ficus bonsai plant. For some days it has lost the lower leaves, turn yellow and fall off. It is located near a large window in the kitchen. What to do? bonsai yellow leaves - bonsai without leaves "> Bonsai that loses leaves: Answer: bonsai yellow leaves Dear Antonella, the ficus bonsai love bright enough areas, but not direct sunlight, good environmental humidity and regular watering.
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FICUS GINSENG

Question: FICUS GINSENG Hi, I'm Marco and I have some questions to ask about a ficus ginseng. Is placing the bonsai under a window that is never opened correct from the point of view of light? How many days does bonsai need to be watered? What kind of water should I use, distilled or tap water?
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Pistachio - Pistacia vera

Generalities this genus brings together some plants of Mediterranean and Asian origin, not widely used as bonsai, but which offer interesting characteristics, not very suitable for a beginner. Pistachios have moderately rapid growth, the stem is generally twisted and branched in a dense and disordered manner; the bark is gray or brown, with age tends to flake and become wrinkled; the canopy is rounded, umbrella shaped.
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Lagestroemia - Lagerstroemia

Generalities small tree or deciduous shrub from tropical areas of Asia and Australia, in nature it can reach 10-15 meters in height. It has oval, pointed, bright green leaves, turn yellow-orange before falling in autumn; the trunk is brown, very smooth, with patches of lighter and darker color.
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