Yes you can make bonsai trees at home. You can buy plants from garden centers and make them into bonsai trees, grow from cutting, by air layering, grow from seeds and also you can make bonsai trees from collected materials.
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You have a warm climate in South India and there are many tree species which can grow outdoors and make them into Bonsai trees. Some of these are Bougainvillea, Mulberry, Pomegranate, Jade, Tamarind, adenium, Ficus, Banyan, Java Plum is also known in India as Jambul, Jamun, Kapok, Peepal, Mango, are some of the trees that come to mind.
I have a bonsai Channel on YouTube if you wanted to learn to bonsai, it takes beginners step by step on what to do and how to do to develop good bonsai trees.
Grow more Bonsai trees | mikbonsai. Learn here how to make a raft style bonsai. This English Elm bonsai tree was air layered and the top part separated and is growing as broom style bonsai. The lower part was allowed to grow freely to be made into a raft style bonsai. This video shows weed removal from the pot containing the lower part now being grown as raft style, thinning of the new growth and selection of future trunks. The thinning of the new growth allows more light to get through and also for the energy of the tree to be directed into the remaining future trunks. More bonsai soil is added to the pot.
The upper part is being grown as broom style and is shown in this video, but did not need any work done at this time.
How to Grow bonsai mango trees from seeds. I am sharing here the secret of growing mango bonsai trees from seed – Here am sharing with you how to grow mango trees from seed . I am using a new method to grow bonsai mango tree from seed. In my updates I will also share with your how to care mango trees.
This is a fresh batch of mango trees I am growing from seeds taken from Indian and West African mangoes. The seeds were planted in the summer of last year and this is the first repotting. To see the whole process of taking the seeds out from their tougher outer shell and other progression videos, click on the link of the play list How to Grow Mango Trees from Seeds:
Starting Bonsai Tamarind Trees from Seeds Part 2 | mikbonsai
I am starting to grow Bonsai Tamarind trees from seed. The seeds have germinated in Part 2 and are individually planted in small pots, Part 3 follows. You can see part 1 by clicking on this link: https://goo.gl/4yPgPB For urdu speakers I am اقبال بونسائی
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Starting Bonsai Tamarind Trees from Seeds Part 1 | mikbonsai
I am starting to grow Bonsai Tamarind trees from seed. The method I am using is to take half a liter of water and add to it a capful of hydrogen peroxide 3 percent strength. Transfer some solution into a glass and drop the seeds in the solution. The solution gets dirty as the husks start to dissolved and needs to be changed every few days. In about ten days most of the husks will have dissolved and any remaining bits can be easily removed by hand. The seeds will now have the same appearance as Hazel Nuts. Part 2 follows.
Bonsai Cork Bark Arakawa Maple update – in leaf | Japanese Cork Bark Arakawa Bonsai Maple
Pruning work was done on this bonsai tree in spring. The canopy was getting too big and during the pruning the branch lengths were reduced considerably. Spring is a good time to do such work as the trees are not in leaf and the all the branches are visible and makes it easier to decided how far back the reduction on the branches should go and also which branches should removed completely. This is a quick update showing the tree in full leaf.
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Bonsai Beech Forest Pruning and Branch Reduction, Beech bonsai group by mikbonsai
Creation of beech bonsai forest was from seeds and is thirty seven years old. It was grown from seeds by Mike Jones of Bonsai Passion. Its Spring Time and the buds are swelling and will soon burst open into leaves. Spring is a very good time to prune the branches and they are all visible and pruned very effectively. The pruning involves branch reduction. Branch reduction is achieved by pruning back and leaving one or two buds from which new branches will grow. Also included is an update in September when the trees are in full leaf. See close ups in this video to learn Pruning beech bonsai trees and also branch reductions. You can also learn and make at home your own beech bonsai group and bonsai beech forest planting.
Bonsai Tiger Bark ficus retusa, Indoor Tree repotting & Summer Pruning
Tiger Bark bonsai ficus tree was discarded by its owner after their dog had chewed it up. The tree was rescued by a couple out walking and fourteen years later this is what the tree looks like. The Tiger Bark Ficus Bonsai tree is being repotted and summe
My Bonsai Tree Died | I killed my bonsai tree.
The bonsai gift tree market the world over is hugh and most people buy bonsai gift trees on impulse. These trees are commercially grown in the far east. Neither the buyers nor the recipient are aware of the pit falls and the problems to come. Many trees die. In this series I am endeavouring to raise awareness as to what to look for and questions to ask , ensure the tree is repotted repotted when purchased or as soon as possible after purchase.
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