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Q.starting a bonsai pomegranate tree

Zone 9a | snakeskins added on May 14, 2015 | Answered

Can I start a potted bonsai tree by taking a seed or trimming from my pomegranate tree? Is there a tutorial that could help me?

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Answered on May 16, 2015

Typically people use dwarf pomegranates and train them to be bonsai trees because the height of dwarf varieties is usually no more than 2-3 feet - also, it might be easier for you to work with as a beginner. That is just an F.Y.I. and something you may want to consider.

I was, however, able to find you a tutorial online on how to create a bonsai from a pomegranate from the early beginning stages:

You can propagate pomegranate trees from seeds or from semi-hardwood/hardwood cuttings. Just keep in mind that this is a slow method to cultivate a bonsai because it normally takes 3-5 years before a tree can be trained.

Here is an article that will tell you how to start a pomegranate tree from seed:

Here is an article that will tell you how to root a hardwood cutting:

The Gardening Know How website has several articles on the general care of bonsai here which can be found here:

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