Bonsai soil should be a mixture of humus and grit, with ratios being based on the type of Bonsai that you are caring for. For example, needled evergreen trees should have a ratio of 70% humus and 30% grit whereas other trees (more…)
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Bonsai have small and few roots. Under watering them can cause a Bonsai to die quickly because the roots are unable to get the nutrients needed for a healthy plant. Over watering a Bonsai can cause the roots to rot. When one over waters a plant, the roots do not get enough oxygen. This results in damaged roots that can’t support the plant enough to keep it alive. One should always be careful to water their Bonsai so as not to cause damage to the roots.
As we know bonsai are our beloved tree; that needs full time caring. If a bonsai is left with no care for a certain period of time, he might fell sick and die. In order to avoid your bonsai from losing leaves / falling off / turning yellow and dead branches, you need to proper care for it; to bear in mind those most important aspect in growing and caring bonsai (watering, light, humidity, temperature, air circulation, soil, fertilization).