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starting a bonsai pomegranate tree

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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#1 Comment By shelley On 05/16/2015 @ 8:55 pm

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:
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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:
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Here is an article that will tell you how to root a hardwood cutting:
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The Gardening Know How website has several articles on the general care of bonsai here which can be found here:
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