bonsai-connor
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Location: Conifer, CO

What kind of soil for Japanese Elm?

I'm getting seeds in the mail for a Japanese Elm and i don't know what soil to use. i read it in very important to choose the right soil but i can't find out what kind of soil would be best for my Bonsai tree.

thanks

linlaoboo
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Joined: Sat May 22, 2010 1:15 pm
Location: NJ

they sell seed starting mixes with vermiculite, perlite and peat. To make the seed germinate involves stratification techniques which I'm a noob at it and wouldn't attempt it again. I'd rather buy pre-bonsais or seedlings instead. Seeds just don't turn into bonsai trees for years and years. Good luck and let us know what happens!



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