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I am a teacher and as an end of year present one of my children has given me a bonsai tree. It looks well established. I haven't the faintest idea what sort of tree it is, or whether it is an indoor or outdoor variety. I would hate it to die, but know nothing about bonsai. Can anyone help?



It's a difficult area of gardening - very specialised. I suggest that you google it or borrow a book from the Library. I know that you have to prune the roots AND the top growth but have never done it myself!

27 Jul, 2008


They are usually something pretty simple like chinese elm when from local garden centres - start with a google image search?? Lots of watering always essential

27 Aug, 2009

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