In this section of our website we explain the basic and advanced Bonsai care techniques. It is also important to adapt these care guidelines to your specific tree species. In our online bonsai courses we also explain the essential Bonsai techniques, so be sure to check out some of the free previews there too!

Determining the optimal location to place your bonsai trees can be difficult, as several factors (local climate, time of year, etc.) should be taken into account. But the decisive factor is the type of tree, and in particular; is your Bonsai an indoor or outdoor tree?

The most important part of caring for your bonsai trees is watering. How often a tree needs to be watered depends on several factors such as; the species of the tree, the size of the tree, the size of the pot, time of year, soil mix and climate. I can’t say how often you should water Bonsai without knowing what type of tree you have. However, understanding some basic guidelines will help to understand and identify when a tree needs watering.

Fertilizing regularly during the growing season is essential for Bonsai to survive and thrive. Trees can usually extend their root systems in search of nourishment, but since bonsai are confined to the relatively small pots they are planted in, they need proper fertilization to replenish the soil’s nutrient content