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Q.Dry Bonsai

Zone melbourne 3000 | Anonymous added on October 3, 2022 | Answered

My bonsai looks dry and has lost almost all of its leaves! I really don’t want it to die. I don’t know what I did wrong or if I can do anything to save it! please any help or advise would be very appreciated it!

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on October 8, 2022

Since it is spring in Australia, your plant shouldn't be going into dormancy. It may be overwatered, so one thing you can do is repot it in fresh soil. Don't water for about a week. If the roots are damaged due to overwatering, they can't take up water and the plant looks dry even though you are watering.

I suggest reaching out to a bonsai society. Here is one to get you started: https://bonsai.asn.au/about-bsa/

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/bonsai/bonsai.htm

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