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Well, it has been responsible for feeding and watering bonsai. Think you have nothing to do but it is not. There are still things you need to do to take care of these beautiful wonders of Japan. Because the care of the root system is essential for the survival of the trees, you need to know how to transplant your bonsai pot. This is one of many steps to be taken proper care of bonsai.
The importance of transplantation
The youth of bonsai trees grow faster and need to be transported around once a year. Older trees need not be transplanted as often and eventually reach a point where they should be transplanted every five years. Transplanting should be done in late winter or early spring. This is where the buds begin to bloom. First, you should prune your bonsai. Remove any unwanted branches or too long. If you leave your tree outside, should be placed under a cover for a few weeks before moving. This can help you dry the floor. You need to carefully remove the tree from its original pot. Collate the following carefully. If you are united, then definitely it’s time to transfer it to another pot. If the root still has some room to grow (with a few centimeters reached) then you do not need any transplant.
Remember, transplanted at the right time is essential to caring for bonsai. Put it back in its original pot. Now comes the fun part. Do not just throw the whole tree in larger pot. Your tree should be groomed before returning to their new home. First, the original surface of the soil should be removed from the root of the tree. This can be done by hand or you can use a soft nylon. Be careful not to damage the root system as you do to keep your tree healthy.
Preparing the roots
Once you have completed this task you need to use a small paint brush to remove any dirt that has been trapped in the roots. The soil tends to connect around the roots and use a paint brush can help prevent damage to the tree. This process helps the tree to feel and look healthier. The next step requires a comb of bonsai. The roots need to be combed and due to its sensitive nature, you should not use a comb human. You need to comb from the bottom and use scissors to cut to one third of the roots. Once you have done this need to cut small stems around the base of the roots. It sounds radical, but this allows you to accommodate the fresh soil. Otherwise it might hurt your tree and make everything he did before to care for it has been useless.
Well, if you still reading, it is time to give the latest information about caring for bonsai. Now that your tree is happily polished it is time to prepare the pot. You should put a layer of sand in the bottom of the pot and then putting the compost of your choice. Now that the pot has been prepared, our little friend needs to be positioned. Once you have settled the land starts to turn. You probably already know, but you should land gently. Why is that? You guessed it, to avoid root damage. We hope this information can help you take better care of your bonsai tree. There is much to lose and everything to do correctly to ensure tree health throughout life. It may be easier to bear children. Caring for bonsai is an art and it is said that the only breeding and care of these plants is an art in itself. However, the rewards can be huge. The trees are beautiful when grown properly and you will have the satisfaction of knowing that has become a master in the art of bonsai.