ferns60
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Leaves to big-(Ficus)

Hi all
I got a ficus retusa for xmas nice big tree but the leaves seem to be to big as a bonsai and looks like a bush, anyone know the best way to reduce the leave size, would it be the same as a maple to leave prune every now and then. thanks for your help.

arboricola
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Location: Minnesota zone 4

Follow this link and your questions will be answered. Scrool down to Ficus and figs.


https://www.bonsaihunk.us/cultural.html

ferns60
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Leaves to big

Cheers arboricola every thing i wanted to know, will leave the tree a while to settle down before i try defoliating. Thanks for your help.

arboricola
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You're welcome and cheers to you...Let us know how it works out.

Phil...

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