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Frequency of repotting

Q: How often should a Bonsai tree be reepotted?

A: Approximately once every two years, when excess root growth can be cut down and the soil renewed.

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Softly tinted russet red and brown

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Random Bonsai Tip

When a tree has reversed taper or a narrowed 'waistline' above the nebari, you could do an airlayering just above the narrow section; or you could damage the cambium layer by either hammering gently with a mallet or by piercing the bark right into the cambium with a sharp object eg. scissors or an awl. You could also make deep incisions along the grain of the bark, where the healing process will cause scarring which would then thicken the trunk.