Asked by: Flemming Seyfferth
asked in category: General Last Updated: 4th June, 2020

How do I know if my juniper bonsai is dying?

Take a knife or a fingernail and gently scrape a small bark off the trunk. If the color is green then most likely the bonsai tree is still alive but if the color of the trunk is greyish or dark brown then it could be a sign that the bonsai tree is suffering or the tree is dead.

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Similarly, you may ask, how do you save a dying bonsai tree?

Remove your bonsai from its container to root prune and repot it. Inspect the root system thoroughly. Use sharp, sterile shears to prune away dead and wilted roots. Remove all infected, dead and damaged roots from the system.

why is my juniper bonsai tree turning brown? Underwatering or too little water may result in browning of the leaves of your bonsai and a dried and wilted trunk. Overwatering or excessive water may become trapped, that leads to rotting of the roots of the bonsai tree and the leaves turning brown.

In this manner, how often do you water a juniper bonsai tree?

A bonsai plant requires frequent watering. You should plan to water it every two to three days. Never allow the soil to dry out completely. Usually you can tell when it needs watering by the color and feel of the soil surface.

How do you revive a dead tree?

If you want to prevent a sick tree from dying, here are five easy steps you can take.

  1. Identify the Problem. Before you can effectively figure out how to save a dying tree, it is important to try to determine the problem.
  2. Correct Watering Issues.
  3. Be Careful with Mulch.
  4. Use Fertilizer Properly.
  5. Prune Properly.

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