Anna Marissax Flower May 20th 2020, 05:58:25
The Trident Maple
The trunk is brown, but as the tree gets older, the bark scales of. Then the trunk gets a bit orange. The leaves have tree lobes and they grow in the opposite. They are firstly red and then they get a green color as they grow. In the fall, the leaves have orange to dark red color.
outdoor (all bonsai trees except indoor specimens)
Light: It needs lightly place, but at noon they should be protected from the strong sunshine.
Temperature and exposure
If the bonsai is on the balcony and the temperature is below -5°C, or it is planted in the garden and the temperature is below -10°C, it needs to be covered properly.
Pruning and forming
The best option is to cut the tree in spring, because the wounds heal better. In the other time of the year just cut the ends of the outgrowths.
Soil and replanting
The soil should be permeable. Replant every 2 or 3 years.
Watering and fertilization
This tree requires a lot of water. The water should contain a small amount of salt. You should water it for example with rainwater. The tree likes fertilization with illiquid organic fertilizers.
It may be reproduced by seeds, but the easiest way is by outgrowths.
Mostly is used the upright style, the double-base style, the multi-base style, the tree on a rock style, but you might use other styles too.
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