Michelle F
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Bonsai - Chinese Sweet Plum

I recently purchased my first bonsai - a Chinese Sweet Plum. I've taken several books out of the library, none of them reference this species. Can anyone tell me what it falls under (elm, perhaps?). Also, I'm afraid I may have damaged it. I was keeping it near a window that gets brite afternoon sun. The leaves are still very green but very dry. Is there hope? Can anyone recommend a good source of literature for caring for this particular tree?

Thanks to all.

Michelle F

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The description you give is not promising, but here is some specific info that might help. Soak the pot and keep it shady for a while...

[url]https://www.bonsai-bci.com/species/sageretia.html[/url]

Scott



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