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Bonsai Zelkova tree HELP 1 year 8 months ago #27952

Hii! I am new and i resantly bought a bonsai tree but i don' t know how to take care of it and i am scared that my tree is sick. So please if anyone can tell me what the problem is? As you can notice from the picture it leaves, some of them are yellow. Why is that? :ohmy:

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Bonsai Zelkova tree HELP 1 year 8 months ago #27958

Is it a zelkova or is it an elm? To me from what I can tell, it looks like an elm.

In either situation.. If you are on the Northen hemisphere.. It is winter. Trees drop their leaves in winter in response to dropping temperatures in interaction with reduced day length.
I have hardly any trees left in my garden that still have leaves.
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Bonsai Zelkova tree HELP 1 year 8 months ago #27963

I did a resarch on the type of the tree and i think that is zelkova which is very similar with the elm kind. But definatly i gotta take it to someone who knows this kind of stuff. Thank you for you response, and it is a releaf to know that its leaves are fallen cause of the weather :silly: If you can tell me should i keep it outside or inside. Now is in my room on the table, and it gets a day light and sun when theres one. Is that okay?
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Bonsai Zelkova tree HELP 1 year 8 months ago #27964

For me, trees should be outside.
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Bonsai Zelkova tree HELP 1 year 8 months ago #27974

It looks like an elm,to me. The leaves are broader, and more jagged. In either case, it needs to be outside/
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Bonsai Zelkova tree HELP 1 year 8 months ago #27991

NOT ALL trees belong outside ALL year. Please be clear about that. Some people may think that they should immediately drop some 1 yr old tree, or tropical tree, in the snow.
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Bonsai Zelkova tree HELP 1 year 8 months ago #28000

Age is not so relevant. Natural range of the species is, indeed.
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Bonsai Zelkova tree HELP 1 year 8 months ago #28009

leatherback wrote: Age is not so relevant. Natural range of the species is, indeed.


I agree... age isn't the most relevant, but it can be a factor in what you do with a tree.
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