Whether your bonsai tree is being grown inside in a decorative container, or outside in your garden, the basic steps of Bonsai Tree care are similar.
Just as important for a bonsai indoors is watering – if you allow the soil to dry out then your beautiful bonsai tree will die, it’s as simple as that! So make sure to watch the state of the soil carefully and water generously before it gets too dry. You will probably find that you need to water your indoor bonsai every day.
Your indoor bonsai will also benefit from being put outside into the sunlight for at least parts of the day when the weather is warm.
However, it is pruning that really keeps a bonsai tree a bonsai. To ensure that you keep your bonsai in its miniature size you will need to trim your bonsai regularly – if you don’t do this then the leaves will become too large.
The roots and the leaves of your bonsai are what grows quickest, and you need to keep on top of this task then before you know it, your bonsai tree – if you don’t then you will no longer have an indoor bonsai at all.
There are many specialised, miniature, tools available to help you with trimming and pruning your bonsai, and for all other aspects of bonsai tree care, there are some great, informativebonsai books to help you.
Keep your indoor bonsai tree trimmed properly and you will be able to display it in the best light. Don’t forget that even once your bonsai tree is fully grown, you will still need to maintain it regularly, otherwise it will lose its shape and not look good. Trimming your bonsai tree correctly is a very important part of its care – do this well and follow the other hints and tips on this lens and you will find yourself the proud owner of a beautiful bonsai tree.
Growing and nurturing an indoor bonsai tree is not too difficult, and there are many bonsai tree care tips to help you on the way.