bonsai four seasons care

Bonsai Seasonal Care

Please use this handy reference guide to care for your bonsai trees all year round. It’s organized in alphabetical order by genus. Depending on the part of the world you live in, you may need to make adjustments for your particular climate and geographical location.

 

picea abes "fir" bonsai

picea abies

Fir (Abies)

Pinching: Spring

Pruning: Late Spring – Early Summer

Wiring and Bending: Anytime

Potting and Root Pruning: Spring


trident maple bonsai

acer buergerianum

Maple (Acer)

Pinching: Late Spring – Early Summer

Pruning: Spring

Wiring and Bending: Late Spring – Early Fall (bend after leaves are full size but while branches are still limber)

Potting and Root Pruning: Late Winter – Early Spring (repot before new shoots appear)


camelia japonica bonsai

camelia japonica

Camelia (Camelia)

Pinching: Late Summer – Early Winter (pinch after flowers die, before new buds harden)

Pruning: Late Summer – Early Winter

Wiring and Bending: Late Summer – Early Winter

Potting and Root Pruning: Late Spring – Early Summer


Blue Atlus Cedar bonsai

cedrus libani

Cedar (Cedrus)

Pinching: Spring & Autumn

Pruning: Anytime

Wiring and Bending: Anytime

Potting and Root Pruning: Spring (repot before new shoots appear)


chinese hackberry bonsai

celtis sinensis

Hackberry (Celtis)

Pinching: Late Spring – Early Summer

Pruning: Late Spring – Early Summer

Wiring and Bending: Late Spring – Early Fall (bend after leaves are full size but while branches are still limber)

Potting and Root Pruning: Late Winter – Early Spring


Quince Bonsai

chaenomeles japonica

Quince (Chaenomeles)

Pinching: Late Spring – Early Summer

Pruning: Late Spring – Early Summer

Wiring and Bending: Anytime

Potting and Root Pruning: Spring


Hinoki cypress bonsai

chamaecyparis obtusa

False Cypress (Chamaecyparis)

Pinching: Spring & Fall

Pruning: Anytime

Wiring and Bending: Anytime

Potting and Root Pruning: Spring (repot before new shoots appear)


dogwood bonsai cornus mas

cornus mas

Dogwood (Cornus)

Pinching: Late Summer – Early Winter (after flowers die, before new buds harden)

Pruning: Summer

Wiring and Bending: Late Spring – Early Fall (bend after leaves are full size but while branches are still limber)

Potting and Root Pruning: Spring


cotoneaster bonsai

cotoneaster

 Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster)

Pinching: Late Spring – Early Summer

Pruning: Late Spring – Early Summer

Wiring and Bending: Late Spring – Early Summer

Potting and Root Pruning: Late Spring – Early Summer


english hawthorn bonsai

crataegus laevigata

Hawthorn (Crataegus)

Pinching: Summer (after flowers die, before new buds harden)

Pruning: Summer

Wiring and Bending: Late Spring – Early Fall (bend after leaves are full size but while branches are still limber)

Potting and Root Pruning: Spring


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