Bonsai Pots

Bonsai Pots of Different Materials

Mar 28th, 2010 | By
Bonsai Pots of Different Materials

Mica and Plastic Bonsai Pot Mica bonsai pots are made of 80% mica, 15% polyethylene, and 5% graphite. Mica is a material with a natural ability to stabilize the temperature of the potting soil in the pot. This protects the roots of our bonsai trees from damages caused by cold temperature, as well as promotes
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Bonsai Pot Drainage – A Must for All Bonsai Trees

Mar 28th, 2010 | By
Bonsai Pot Drainage – A Must for All Bonsai Trees

No matter what type of bonsai pot we choose, we should make sure that our bonsai pots have adequate drainage holes.  Bonsai pots made in China and Japan usually have large drainage holes, so that excess water can drain away.  Cover each drainage hole inside the bonsai pot with a piece of plastic drainage mesh
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Bonsai Pots and Containers – Just as Essential as Our Bonsai Trees

Mar 28th, 2010 | By
Bonsai Pots and Containers – Just as Essential as Our Bonsai Trees

A bonsai is a tree in pot. Hence, the bonsai pot that we choose for our bonsai tree is an integral and vital part of the entire bonsai composition. Without a well-matching bonsai pot, the bonsai is incomplete. The bonsai pot is not just a container in which we grow our bonsai tree. It is
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Is Your Bonsai Tree Ready for a Bonsai Pot?

Mar 27th, 2010 | By
Is Your Bonsai Tree Ready for a Bonsai Pot?

Before a bonsai tree is potted into its final bonsai pot, it first should be potted in a training pot, where there are more space and resources for the bonsai tree to grow and develop its root system and new branches.  During this period, ramification and final branch placement will begin. When we get a
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