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Grass as a bonsai soil topper?

Posted by sacampbell97 none (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 1, 14 at 9:04

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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RE: Grass as a bonsai soil topper?

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

RE: Grass as a bonsai soil topper?

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?

RE: Grass as a bonsai soil topper?

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

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