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16 Is my soil mix correct? 861
17 How do I use lime sulphur? 934
18 How should I treat a split branch? 576
19 Is a Japanese pot necessary? 539
20 Frequency of repotting 588
21 Necessary elements and conditions 530
22 How long does it take to start a bonsai? 603
23 Starting off a tree 558
24 Are my trees overpotted? 582
25 Oleum use side effects 761
26 White deposits on unglazed pots 521
27 Winter shelters, are they necessary? 717
28 Remedies for trees in too much shade 542
29 Growth spurt after removing wire 529

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Random Bonsai Tip

Sacrifice branches can be used to thicken up the branches or the trunk by taking advantage of the auxins in the terminal bud. A low branch could thus be used to thicken the base of the trunk and so improve the taper.