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Acquisition boneai juniper Bonsai: To develop the foliage pads, long shoots which stick out of the silhouette can be pinched or cut at the base with sharp scissors throughout the binsai season. If they are large and old, you can split the deadwood off in order to bend the more flexible living parts. It can last a few years until enough normal scale-like foliage has grown and all the needle-like foliage can be removed.

Started at age 15, Kimura was an apprentice to master Hamano in Omiya Bonsai village.

Top 10: Juniper Bonsai trees

Some species change their foliage color during frosty periods to a purplish brown which is connected with their frost protection mechanism. Junipers which are produced for Bonsai purposes are already wired quite heavily in most cases when they are still very young. The Sierra Juniper is a shrub or tree native to the western United States, growing in mountains at altitudes of —3, meters. In late summer brownish proliferations grow from the bottom-sides of the leaves which release spores that infest junipers again.

Continue reading about pruning Bonsai trees. The foliage colors range from dark blue-greens to light greens and the foliage can either be scale-like or needle-like. Dramatically twisted shapes are very popular and correspond with the natural shapes that used to grow in the Japanese mountains in former times.

Use normal organic fertilizer pellets or balls every month during the growth season or a liquid fertilizer each week. During winter the junipers must be kept in a place with enough light and they must be checked for pests regularly because pests can even occur in winter.


In addition to this, the danger of pest infestation is increased if the pads are too dense. This is due to the fact that live veins below a broken or for other reasons dying branch will dry out and die.

Scale junipers usually have needle-like foliage when they are young called juvenile foliagethe typical scale-like foliage appears later. Other popular species are the Chinese juniper Juniperus chinensisthe Japanese Shimpaku Juniperus sargentiithe Japanese needle juniper Juniperus rigidatwo central European species: They are evergreen coniferous trees or shrubs, which are very popular for Bonsai purposes.

The Itoigawa Shimpaku is very popular due to its delicate emerald-green foliage. His nursery, ShunkaEn, is located in Tokyo and is open to visitors. There are numerous varieties and cultivars of the Chinese Juniper many of which are not juinpero to distinguish with certainty, care guidelines for these varieties are highly similar.

Care guide for the Juniper Bonsai tree (Juniperus) – Bonsai Empire

Don’t prune the roots too aggressively. For more detailed information on these techniques, try our Bonsai tree care section. In spring they will turn green again. The triad of green foliage, reddish-brown bohsai yellowish-brown bark and silvery white deadwood is very appealing.

The visibly infested branches die in most cases and the fungus can emerge on other tree parts. Be careful not to water too much, as the juniper roots don’t like soil wetness. The tree is posted in our Bonsai gallery or read more about Goshin.

A remarkable Juniperus which is well known for its extremely high age; the tree is reported to be over years old! This plant grows as a ground covering shrub if it is not shaped. Tree species Find species-specific information on your tree. The Juniper Bonsai is generally a strong tree that also withstands aggressive pruning quite well.


Juniper Bonsai (Juniperus)

If junipers are well cared for and placed in an ideal position they are quite resistant against pests. Picture by Peter Ebensperger.

The Juniper cannot live indoors. But it cannot bud again from bare tree parts, so take care junipfro there is some foliage left on every branch you want to keep alive. The fungus causes orange spots on the pear leaves. There are also popular juniper species with needle-like foliage. Place the tree outside, year-round, on a bright spot with lots of sunlight. Repot the Juniper Bonsai tree once every two bpnsai, very old trees at longer intervals, using a basic or somewhat more draining soil mixture.

The seeds are round or edged. Goshin “protector of the spirit” is a Bonsai created by John Y.

In gardens, concrete pots and on cemeteries on old graves that will be cleared there are often quite old junipers and if you are lucky the owner will allow you to dig one out for little money or a new plant. Its owner, master Kobayashi, is one of the most well known Bonsai artists in the world and has won the prestigious Prime Minister award in Japan 4 times.

If strong growth is desired some higher nitrogen levels can be applied in spring. Those parts break easily. While bonwai pear trees in most cases are not fatally affected — they are newly infested each year again and they can even be treated successfully with a fungicide, an infested juniper normally cannot be cured.

The cones are often eaten by birds who spread the germinable seeds later with their droppings. Many well-suited juniper species in different sizes are offered in most nurseries.