It varies depending on both the species you refer to and the stage of development your tree is in [As well as your intentions].dmilla17 wrote:I'm about to buy my first tree and don't really understand what pruning is or how I go about doing it. And that's really important in bonsai so I would appreciate some clarification if I could get it! Thanks everyone.
dmilla17 wrote:Yes, I am still thinking about buying a maple.
Then don't prune it and that is what you will end up with.Ok, Thanks.
And I just want a plain healthy looking bushy tree.