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Summer to Winter - Transitioning your Bonsai

How will you care for your bonsai over the winter? Generally, winter is a time to rest and just about every tree needs a period of slowed growth. Trees from a temperate climate have their rest period triggered by shorter daylight hours and lowered temperatures. Native trees can handle the cold but that is not the case for all bonsai trees, particularly tropical and subtropical trees

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Welcoming your Bonsai home!

Your new bonsai – up until now- has been living in a greenhouse- Bonsai Heaven.  It has grown in consistently high levels of very bright, filtered light and thrived in jungle- like humidity.  So, unless you’re moving it into your own greenhouse, chances are things are about to change and in fact, after spending a few days in a box, that change has started.

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