Repotting Tip

Towards the end of October the repotting of many of the other species of Bonsai is finished and in Sydney our next direction is towards the ficus species. The warm temperate varieties require consistent nightime temperatures not falling below 12 […]

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Topical Tips

Root Pruning Repotting Root Regeneration Pruning Fungus & Insecticides Defoliation Principals of Art Moss Propogation Facts and Fallacies Positioning Outdoors Soil Style and Design

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Seasonal Tips

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Winter Tips

June The best time to prune Japanese maples is June. When the leaves have fallen from May until mid-July, is better than waiting until August, the standard root pruning time for greater metropolitan Sydney. My reason being – the stored […]

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Autumn Tips

March With the varying weather patterns in Sydney lately, our bonsai plants are either ahead or delayed in their growing cycles. This is only of concern if still needing to do late summer repotting or similarly, to be in a […]

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Summer Tips

December – January The best time to defoliate the Ficus sp, in the Southern Hemisphere is from December to mid January. Although many figs are tropical, there are varieties for the sub tropics as well as the warm temperate.The night-time […]

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Spring Tips

 September  October  November September In Sydney our deciduous plants should have been root-pruned by now as their leaves usually sprout in August. This month’s subject continues with the non root-pruning effect. Bonsai in essence has long passed this once impractical […]

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Timely Tips

Our extensive collection of Timley Tips has been authored by our own renowned authority on Bonsai, Dorothy Koreshoff. Dorothy has written a number of books on the art of Bonsai. Some of the tips on this site are based on […]

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Monthly Display Theme Style March Figs Connected roots, Twin trunk, Clump. Raft or sinuous April Trees bearing fruit or berries Slanting May Autumn Colour Miniature Bonsai (under 15cm) June Deciduous-without leaves Cascade-Semi or Full Cascade July Pines Group Settings August […]

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