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Juniper Bonsai (Juniperus)

Junipers can sometimes get infested with spider mites, juniper scale, juniper aphids and juniper needle miners as well as juniper webworms for example. In gardens, concrete pots and on cemeteries on old graves bonai will be cleared there are often quite old junipers and if you are lucky the owner will allow you to dig one out for little money or a new plant.

Before you water, the soil should dry slightly. Junipers can be strongly bent, if necessary wrapped with raffia or tape boonsai a protection, but you must be careful with parts which possess deadwood. Slanting Juniper composition, forest style. If they are large and old, you can split the deadwood off in order to bend the more flexible living parts.

The tree is posted in our Bonsai gallery or read more about Goshin. The visibly infested branches die in most cases and the fungus can emerge on other tree jinipero.

Top Juniper Bonsai trees – Bonsai Empire

Although all tree species can be used to grow a Bonsai, some tree species are very popular as they just look better when miniaturized. Be careful not to water too much, as the juniper roots don’t like soil wetness. Otherwise the inner parts of the foliage pads will die. The two most popular juniper species for bonsai of the group with scale-like foliage are the Chinese Juniper and the Japanese Shimpaku which is a variety of the Chinese Juniper which was originally found in the Japanese mountains.


For more information, read the Shunka-en Bonsai page! The juniper is a genus of about 50 – 70 species within the cypress family. A Juniper by Bonsai sensei Masahiko Kimura.

The Juniper varieties are probably the most popular, especially in Japan, and look stunning. A remarkable Juniperus which is well known for its extremely high age; the tree is reported to be over bonsa old!

Although some people have a different opinion, it is best to immediately burn up a rust-infested juniper or put it into the garbage instead of your compost heap. The cones are often eaten by birds who spread the germinable seeds later with their droppings. Junipers which are produced for Bonsai purposes are already wired quite heavily in most cases when they are still very young.

In nature it grows in a columnar shape or as a depressed shrub. In spring, during rainy weather, the galls produce large, orange, gelatin-like tendrils, full of spores, which infest the leaves of pear trees but there are also types of rust fungus which use jnipero or crabapples as a second host instead of the pear.

The berry-like cones are round or oval, depending on the species they measure between 3 mm and 2 cm and they need a year or two to ripen. Do not trim the juniper like a hedge because bonswi removal of all growing tips will weaken the tree and the cut will turn the needles brown.


Continue reading about watering Bonsai trees. Naka donated it to the National Jjunipero Foundation into be displayed at the United States National Arboretum; it has been there ever since.

Specialized Bonsai traders offer everything from young plants, pre-Bonsai and pre-styled juniper trees up to high-value Bonsai, in various styles and shapes. For more detailed information boneai these techniques, try our Bonsai tree care section.

To develop the foliage pads, long shoots which stick out of the silhouette can be pinched or cut at the base with junipeeo scissors throughout the growth season. Don’t prune the roots too aggressively. For more of his fascinating and sometimes unconventional work, check Kimura’s Bonsai garden!

Its owner, master Kobayashi, is one of the most well known Bonsai artists in the world and has won the prestigious Prime Minister award in Japan 4 times. During winter the junipers must be kept in a place with enough light and they must be checked for pests regularly because pests can even occur in winter.

This is due to the fact that live veins below a broken or for other reasons dying branch will dry out and die. In nature it grows as a small tree or shrub. Learn more juinpero these trees and their care in the Juniper Bonsai care guide. Spectacular and very unique display. The Itoigawa Shimpaku is very popular due to its delicate emerald-green foliage.