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my first bonsai tree!! HELP!!

i can understand the wiring, potting and pruning the LEAVES but i don't really get the whole root thing...any advice? :shock:

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Re: my first bonsai tree!! HELP!!

got_plants? wrote:I can understand the wiring, potting and pruning the LEAVES but I don't really get the whole root thing...any advice? :shock:
gp,

Welcome,

Specific questions would be far easier to address, Pertinent information [And photos] about your tree would be extremely helpful also.

Did you read the stickys [And the links within] at the top of the [url=https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=1]bonsai forum?[/url] [Where this should be posted ~ As opposed to the gallery :P..Gnome, If you will :D]

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:lol: whoops, i guess that would help, its a serissa and its still quite small and i just got it on sunday....i have it on my window sill and my room is warm but not uncomfortable...(also do you have any soil ideas) and my computer is ancient so it has these issues with hooking cameras up to it, sorry!!!!!

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got_plants? wrote::lol: whoops, I guess that would help, its a serissa and its still quite small and I just got it on sunday....I have it on my window sill and my room is warm but not uncomfortable...(also do you have any soil ideas) and my computer is ancient so it has these issues with hooking cameras up to it, sorry!!!!!
OK,

LOL. I understand about the ancient technology [My laptop is 'Flinstones era' :twisted:, But this one is new...:D]
Do you know anyone who would let you put some pics on their cpu that you could email to your self ~ And then post here? Just an idea...

Ok, Have you researched serissas at all? [They are tropicals though I don't know your location.] If the temps are over 50F [Day and night] is would be happier outside.

A few questions for you:
DO you have a green thumb?
Have you read the stickys?
Does it require a repot?
Are their rocks glued on top? [If so please remove them]

Here is a care sheet fror your species [Are you familiar with this website?] https://www.bonsai4me.com/SpeciesGuide/Serissa.html
If not DO check it out, You will find Tons of articles that will be very very informative for you.

Look on this page: https://www.bonsai4me.com/Basics.html

Read the Intro & Beginners, As well as the ones on Indoors, Soil, & Watering for starters. The others will be helpful also but focus on those for now.

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im pretty good with plants, the only ones that have ever died on me are the ones that STAYYY outside..but im realy good with plants that are inside/outside plants (like cactus, i have 3 that ive had for 4-5 years and they are HUUUGEEE!!) :wink: ive ready a few stickys but not enough i don't think.. from what ive learned it doesnt look like it needs a repot and there are absolutely [i]zero[/i] rocks on top *one of my friends just got a new computer with DSL so im sure she can let me use hers to load pictures :D *

A few questions for you:
DO you have a green thumb?
Have you read the stickys?
Does it require a repot?
Are their rocks glued on top? [If so please remove them]

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gp,

Thanks,

I sounds as though you have plenty of time to research bonsai before you need to worry about a repot then. After all-Bonsai is a journey, Not a destination. 8)

Check out this thread to see some of what is possible wrt bonsai: https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3343

I look forward to the pictures :D, This thread has some photo tips to help you make the most of your picutures: https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3557

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wanna know whats really cool? my friend lives just another block away from me and she said she'll let me take a picture with my digital camera and hook it to her computer, give me 15-20 minutes and ill have a piccy up :D

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aww crap..give me a second..

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its not loading on ..do you have an email or something i could send it to possibly?

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GP,

Sorry,

I wandered away from the cpu, I don't know how you are going about uploading pics but here is a link that addresses this issue.

https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3724

I hope it helps.

ynot

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