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Redwood - California (Sequoia sempervirens)

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Redwood - California (Sequoia sempervirens) - Bonsai Tree Type (Outdoors) Bonsai Care

Very tall evergreen conifer with a columnar outline and drooping lower branches. It has attractive, red/brown fibrous bark and flattened, needle-like leaves which are mid-green and curved on main shoots and dark green, flat and narrow on lateral ones.

STYLE : Ideal for formal and informal upright, slanting and group styles.

WARNING : Branches tend to resume upward growth after freeing from any wiring.

Care Info

REPOT : Every 3-4 years in early spring.

SOIL : Basic soil mix. 40:60 grit:organic.

PRUNE : Prune during summer.

PINCH : Trim new shoots constantly throughout summer, to create/maintain shape.

WATER : Daily throughout growing season (supplemented by misting) but infrequently during winter months.

FEED : Balanced feed every two weeks during spring/summer.

WARNING : Branches tend to resume upward growth after freeing from any wiring.


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