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Hawthorn Bonsai Collection 11 months 1 week ago #74151

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So maybe some substrate instead?


What do you mean with substrate?

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Hawthorn Bonsai Collection 11 months 1 week ago #74154

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There is absolutely no need for bonsai soil. Just use any free draining soil/substrate you can buy, or even just regular potting soil.


Tropfrog, I mean what lucR said.

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Hawthorn Bonsai Collection 11 months 1 week ago #74159

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Soil is a substrate. So not sure what you mean.
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Hawthorn Bonsai Collection 11 months 1 week ago #74164

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Sorry, I was thinking about something else.

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Hawthorn Bonsai Collection 11 months 1 week ago #74165

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I will probably end up buying some pumice.

www.amazon.ca/Stone-Pumice-Plants-Succul...ps%2C224&sr=8-5&th=1

Would this do?

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Hawthorn Bonsai Collection 11 months 1 week ago #74170

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Most bonsai artists around me us pumice to some degree in their mixes.
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Hawthorn Bonsai Collection 11 months 6 days ago #74181

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Here are some photos of the hawthorn, sorry for bad quality. There are small red buds already, getting ready for spring.

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Hawthorn Bonsai Collection 11 months 5 days ago #74184

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Here are some photos of the hawthorn, sorry for bad quality. There are small red buds already, getting ready for spring.


Do you guys think these are suitable for collection?

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Hawthorn Bonsai Collection 11 months 5 days ago #74185

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pro: old bark//con: long straight trunk, no movement, no lower branches ( but they can be grown if needed). Nebari is impossible to see so cant give comment on that. And as you say pics are really bad...
Knowing what i know now i wouldnt dig em up but when i just started i would probably have.
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Hawthorn Bonsai Collection 11 months 5 days ago #74186

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LucR Arn't these in orange not branches?



Perhaps a very small bonsai, that needs to regrow all branches?
But before digging it out. Make a beter picture, remove the snow, and remove some of the soil around the base(nabari) of the tree, and show it here again.

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