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What do you think of my wisteria? 1 year 7 months ago #56581

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This is my first bonsai. What do you guys think? Can I make any improvements?

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What do you think of my wisteria? 1 year 7 months ago #56583

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This tree Will need several years of growth before it can be considered a bonsai.

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What do you think of my wisteria? 1 year 7 months ago #56585

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Do you know the species of plant that you have?

TO me it looks like a wisteria. Wisteria is not a tropical plant, and needs a period of dormancy during which the plant drops its leaves and waits for spring. Keeping this indoors is not a great idea, which you can also see on the weak leaves it has.

As spring is near, I would keep it where it is for now. In spring, move it outside. Make sure it gets plenty of light (Note: Being indoors makes it very light sensitive, so slowly move it into a more sunny spot; Start of with 2 weeks in the shade outside). Then just let it grow for the season. Once leaves drop in fall, look at pruning etc.
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What do you think of my wisteria? 1 year 7 months ago #56586

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Yes, there are lots of improvements you can do, but let it grow first. And, as leatherback said, keep it outdoors.

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What do you think of my wisteria? 1 year 7 months ago #56944

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Watching it grow will give you satisfaction.

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What do you think of my wisteria? 1 year 7 months ago #56960

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Be careful with underpot with no holes. Root rot may occur if the medium is soaked in water.

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What do you think of my wisteria? 1 year 7 months ago #56961

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Sugbonsai wrote: Be careful with underpot with no holes. Root rot may occur if the medium is soaked in water.


For wisteria, in summer, loads of water is needed. Putting it in a dish with water is normally a good idea as long as the plant is able to drain the dish every 24 hours..

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What do you think of my wisteria? 1 year 7 months ago #56996

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Here it is 3.5 weeks later after topping the tendrils twice.

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What do you think of my wisteria? 1 year 7 months ago #56997

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Tropfrog wrote: This tree Will need several years of growth before it can be considered a bonsai.


What make it qualify as a bonsai?

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What do you think of my wisteria? 1 year 7 months ago #57000

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onionz wrote:

Tropfrog wrote: This tree Will need several years of growth before it can be considered a bonsai.


What make it qualify as a bonsai?


www.growingbonsai.net/what-is-a-bonsai/

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