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TOPIC: Podocarpus (Buddhist Pine)

Podocarpus (Buddhist Pine) 1 year 1 month ago #36980

Hey guys,

One week ago I have bought a Podocarpus Macrophyllus Bonsai (aka Buddhist Pine) and ever since, I kept gathering pieces of information about my tree. I live in Romania, Eastern Europe, and here we experience the fullest of each season: hot summer with 42°C and cold winter with -20°C. I keep my Bonsai at 22°C, room temperature, given the fact that is an indoor tree. What I would love to know is if my plant is healthy, therefore I will attach you a few photos.

To be frank with you, I got scared of the diseases and bugs my tree can be exposed to, but my apartment has window protection against bugs and I hope I won't face any difficulties during spring and summer. Today while cutting the small outside roots I unfortunately extracted a big one. I have noticed that the roots are having small dots on them and I am not sure if this is normal or not. Please let me know if my Bonsai is on the right track and what should my winter care consist of.

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Podocarpus (Buddhist Pine) 1 year 1 month ago #36984

Your plant looks perfectly healthy. The little nodes on the roots are also normal.

I do not have podocarpus. In fact, I do not keep trees indoors. So cannot help you there.
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