Bonsai?

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Bonsai?

Post: #235601 Ramboline
Sat Jun 18, 2011 9:59 pm

Anyone got any experience with growing bonsais? Baobab for example?
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Re: Bonzai?

Post: #235608 frozenthunderbolt
Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:31 pm

I had bonsai alders for a while - you must be VERY careful with the watering; not too much not too little :-( loverly little trees, i should have another go . . .
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Re: Bonzai?

Post: #235609 Ramboline
Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:41 pm

frozenthunderbolt wrote:I had bonsai alders for a while - you must be VERY careful with the watering; not too much not too little :-( loverly little trees, i should have another go . . .


How do you know what's too much or too little? :scratch:

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Re: Bonzai?

Post: #235610 Ramboline
Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:42 pm

Bonsai ... :oops:

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Re: Bonsai?

Post: #235674 Thomzo
Sun Jun 19, 2011 8:33 pm

Experience - yes
Success - no

The book said to plunge the pot into a bucket of water every day (or something) - life is too short.

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Re: Bonsai?

Post: #235680 Ramboline
Sun Jun 19, 2011 9:29 pm

:lol:

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Re: Bonsai?

Post: #235685 frozenthunderbolt
Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:47 am

Too much is root rot and too little is wilt and death by dessication
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Re: Bonsai?

Post: #235763 Ramboline
Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:56 pm

Hmm ... I guess one just has to experiment ...


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