Heathrow bonsai show, The Selected Bonsai Show Trees Part 1 presented by Iqbal Khan of mikbonsai in West London. The bonsai show trees on display include Japanese maples, Japanese white pines, Japanese black pines, Scots Pines, Chinese Elms, Hawthorn, weeping willow, Pyracantha, ginko, Junipers and many others
Heathrow bonsai show, Selected Bonsai Show Trees Part 1 presented by Iqbal Khan of mikbonsai in West London. The bonsai show trees on display include Japanese maples, Japanese white pines, Japanese black pines, Scots Pines, Chinese Elms, Hawthorn, weeping willow, Pyracantha, ginko, Junipers and many others
Heathrow Bonsai Show Demo by John Hanby Creating multi trunk bonsai from single tree | mikbonsai
Heathrow Bonsai Show – A demonstration to create multi trunk bonsai trees from a Juniper Communis, a nursery material.
How to Pot up Portulacaria Afra – Jade rooted jade cuttings from water into soil. Portulacaria Afra – Jade cuttings were taken when a tree was pruned and the cutting placed in water. The cutting have rooted and are now potted up for the first time, showing step by step the entire process. Portulacaria Afra – Jade, in their natural habitat are constantly seeking for water as the environment is on the dry side and this is when they throw out roots to seek out water. When grown in pots, their natural environment should be created by keeping them on the dry side and thats when then thrive and develop a good root system, which is the first requisite of a good bonsai tree. If over watered these trees suffer as the roots start to rot.
Bonsai Trees – Chinese Elm Bonsai Forest Field Grown Part 3 | mikbonsai
It also contains tips and information on how to care and maintain your Chinese Elm bonsai tree and is for all levels of abilities. See below for a care and maintenance summary.
This Video is about field grown Chinese Elm (Ulmus parvifolia) bonsai trees. These trees are natives of China, Korea, Japan and the far east Asian countries.
These trees grow very fast and need to be pruned regularly. These trees are winter hardy in the UK and I keep mine out doors at all times of the year. Chinese Elms are deciduous trees and lose of of their leaves in the autumn.
These trees can be placed in full sun or partial shade. Good bonsai soil mix is preferable for good drainage. These trees are very robust and if watering is over looked, not for too long, they bounce back and are very forgiving.
As the trees are in little pots, the goodness from the bonsai soil mix doesn’t last long so they need to be fed. I use variety of fertlisers, including chicken pallets, chempack 10:10:10 seaweed extract Continue reading →
Simple way to root plants from cuttings of Portulacaria Afra, Jade plants and ficus trees. Follow this step by step guide and start by taking cutting when pruning your jade plants and ficus trees. LEarn How to grow jade plants and ficus trees from cuttings. How to propagate Jade plant and also how to propagate ficus tree cuttings. Leave the Jade cutting for a couple of days for the ends of the cuttings to dry out, then remove all the leave leaving a few at the tip of the cutting. Plant in dry soil or sand and leave it until there is new foliage which is indication that the cuttings have rooted, and its time to water them. Jade plants do best when the soil is on the dry side, this is when the roots grow as they look for water.
From the ficus cuttings remove all the leaves except at the tips, then scrape of the bark from just above the cut, dip in rooting hormone and plant in soil bonsai soil mix or sand. Water thoroughly and place in a plastic bag, spray the inside of the plastic bag and Continue reading →
Bonsai Blue Star Juniper Pruning | Blue Star Juniper Summer Pruning | mikbonsai
Bonsai Blue star Juniper Pruning. The brown needles are from previous years growth and are removed are removed with tweezers by pulling them in the direction of growth to avoid damaging the bark. Also any growth growing downwards, upwards, inwards or crossing branches is removed.
Cleaning Bonsai Pots; How to Clean Bonsai Pots Easy and Super Fast | mikbonsai; How do you clean a bonsai pot ?
Bonsai pots are cleaned in a unique way using leaf shine spray. This method cleans ceramic, glazed, unglazed bonsai pots, clay and terracotta bonsai pots. This method is also suitable for old pots. This video shows you bonsai pot maintenance and care.