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16 Is my soil mix correct? 945
17 How do I use lime sulphur? 1012
18 How should I treat a split branch? 651
19 Is a Japanese pot necessary? 606
20 Frequency of repotting 684
21 Necessary elements and conditions 608
22 How long does it take to start a bonsai? 674
23 Starting off a tree 621
24 Are my trees overpotted? 659
25 Oleum use side effects 845
26 White deposits on unglazed pots 590
27 Winter shelters, are they necessary? 826
28 Remedies for trees in too much shade 611
29 Growth spurt after removing wire 599

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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.