nlambson
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Best soil for Mesa AZ

I'm sure this topic has already been discussed but I'm new to the forum. What is the best soil mix for Bonsai in Mesa Arizona?

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Re: Best soil for Mesa AZ

nlambson wrote:I'm sure this topic has already been discussed but I'm new to the forum. What is the best soil mix for Bonsai in Mesa Arizona?
It certainly has, [url=https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3422]See here[/url] [url=https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3423]and here[/url].

Soil is an issue that can get very in depth when all the factors are considered.

When you have to guess at some of them....Like IE: The species of tree we are talking about...Well, That makes it difficult indeed you know.

Welcome to the forum BTW,

Please read the stickys I have linked to above as well as the links within them. They will no doubt lead to more questions but they will give you a bit of a knowledge base to work from wrt proper bonsai soil.

ynot

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I currently have 4 Bonsai. I have a Juniper Procumbens, Chinese Elm, Fukien Tea and a Ficus Microcarpa.

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nlambson,

One mix will never be ideal for these diverse species. The Juniper could get by with a totally inorganic mix. The Elm would like some organics and the tropicals more yet.

Look [url=https://www.bonsai4me.com/SpeciesGuide/SpeciesIntro.html]here[/url] for information regarding all 4 species.

Norm



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