Japanese Maple Bonsai HELP!....please :)

tkk82tJuly 29, 2010

Hi guys...thanks for clicking

so last week on my birthday ..i received this gorgeous japanese maple bonsai as a gift.. It is a 3 Acer palmatum 'Atro-Purpureum' bonsai....and thats the only thing i know about it.... ive been researching but i'd appreciate if you had any tips , tricks , and advice to keep my plant healthy and thriving... THANKS!!

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mike423(5 IL)

I would recommend doing as much research as possible. You can look up some info through bonsai websites or simply googling info. You local library can be a excellent source of books to get some great info, that's how I learned most of my fundamentals and guidelines as a beginner.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2010 at 9:04PM
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