Grass as a bonsai soil topper?

sacampbell97August 1, 2014

I'm no expert here by any means which probably explains the question. But is it possible to use grass as a topper and keep it trimmed up? I was just thinking it would make it look really cool with nice green grass growing in the pot along with the bonsai.

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moochinka

Don't even think about it! Grass roots will compete for water and space and kill your trees... just not done. Ever.

    Bookmark   August 1, 2014 at 8:53PM
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spaceman13(6b)

Though grass would not actually kill the tree, it would make a difficult task much MUCH harder, but there's no law against it.

My only question is, where would you find a little wee tiny lawn mower?

    Bookmark   August 7, 2014 at 3:12PM
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sacampbell97

Lol, I would just use scissors. I've grown grass in a small pot before and used scissors and the grass stayed small, but I see why it's unrealistic because of the roots and proper watering would be near impossible

    Bookmark   August 7, 2014 at 5:59PM
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