Bonsai Care: What to consider when looking after your plants.

Bonsai plants care is a job which needs to be done on a regular basis, and cannot be taken for granted. Bonsai trees are generally very delicate. They need a lot of care and attention.

Here are some tips for you,

If you are interested in having bonsai plants in your home.

 Air and Light Make sure your plants have plenty of light and air, these are two of the most important things that you need to remember for bonsai care.

Like almost all other types of plants, bonsai plants need light to survive
Yes, most bonsai plants can survive indoors but you will need to give it enough light to thrive. Bonsai Plant care is no different from any other plant care, and you will need to study the different requirements they will require when it comes to light and ventilation.

 Try to save on energy, and use natural light and fresh air for your bonsai plants. If you place your bonsai plant near a window it should be able to get enough sunlight and fresh air. Take care not to expose your plants to excessive wind and head, because bonsai plants are sensitive to heat and the wind.
Read also: Using Artificial Bonsai to Decorate Your Home.
In order to make sure that your plant is not exposed to too much sun and wind, expose your plant to directly sunlight for just a few minutes everyday and then put it in a shady place where it can rest. If you are are out of the house for long periods of time, be careful not to leave your plant near a window that will be directly exposed to sunlight for a long time during the day.

Giving Your Plant Water

When it comes to bonsai care, water is very important. The bonsai root system is very shallow, and only small amounts of water can be held in the roots. As you will be aware your plant has a limited amount soil to help it retain moisture, and therefore it will need to be watered regularly, and sprinkling twice a day should be what you aim for. Once the roots of your plant have lost their moisture, your plant will start to go dry. To keep your plant healthy, sprinkle water on your plant in the morning and in the afternoon. During a hot day, it would be best to sprinkle some water on your plant two to three times a day. Do not over water. Watering should be small amounts at regular intervals.

Pruning Your Bonsai Plant

Your bonsai care routine will not be complete if you do not know when and how to prune your plant. Although different plants will have different pruning requirements, you will have to determine on your own when the right time to prune your plants is. There are no real rules when to prune your bonsai plant. However you should take great care that you do not cut away too much too much of the branches and end up killing your plant. Small amounts of regular pruning is the way to proceed.

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  1. A common misconception about Bonsai trees is that they should be kept indoors. In fact, most Bonsai trees should be placed outside, where they are exposed to the four seasons just like normal trees are. Only tropical and subtropical plants can survive in the indoor climate of your house; where temperatures are high and stable throughout the year.