purplefungi
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beginner bonsai, asking for help.

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i was wondering if anyone could help identify my bonsai, im working on preventing the growth of mold on my top soil. any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated :)

The Ficus Guy
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Re: beginner bonsai, asking for help.

No picture is posted :lol:

purplefungi
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Re: beginner bonsai, asking for help.

did it work?
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baileysup
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Re: beginner bonsai, asking for help.

Looks like a ficus. To prevent mold, I would remove those rocks, and water only when dry. Use the "chopstick" method for watering.

purplefungi
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Re: beginner bonsai, asking for help.

alright thank you, is anyone familiar with removing the rocks?
because they really glue them on there and i don't want to damage the lil guy.

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Re: beginner bonsai, asking for help.

You may need to use a tool, like a butter knife, or a screwdriver to remove the rocks. Just chip away at them, and remove them, but be careful not to injure yourself. That's how I remove them, and hope that helps.

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