Author Topic: HELPPPPPPP!!! JUNIPER BONSAI FOLIAGE TURNS BROWNNN  (Read 1320 times)

KOGKOG_BUGART

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HELPPPPPPP!!! JUNIPER BONSAI FOLIAGE TURNS BROWNNN
« on: October 16, 2013, 12:50 PM »
my bonsai is almost 3 weeks old and some foliage are turning brown... please help me... i water my plant once a week and im in los angeles cali. my juniper bonsai stay outside 24 hours a day. what should i do please help me....
 

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Re: HELPPPPPPP!!! JUNIPER BONSAI FOLIAGE TURNS BROWNNN
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2013, 01:24 PM »
Is this the same tree from your previous thread?
Your tree is not three weeks old but with you for three weeks.... and as said in the other thread, if the pebbles are glued down remove them. Also it was mentioned in the other thread to probably water once a day, not once a week in LA. It is natural for trees to loose leaves over time can not say for sure what is going on here.

You should know that this type of Juniper is very popular with many sellers do to it not showing problems for a while. It could be dead for weeks before it starts showing it. Think cut Christmas Trees. Here in the east Christmas trees are cut in October for use in Late December. They look fine 8-10 weeks after they were cut (AKA dead).

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Re: HELPPPPPPP!!! JUNIPER BONSAI FOLIAGE TURNS BROWNNN
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2013, 01:39 PM »
thanks about that jay... and i believe the tree is alive because some foliage are starting to grow... and about watering it everyday how should i do it?! because whaat i do is soak it on a water and wait if the top soil is dark brown(wet) if you suggest to water it on top if yes like how many amount of water?! thanks!
 

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Re: HELPPPPPPP!!! JUNIPER BONSAI FOLIAGE TURNS BROWNNN
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2013, 09:36 PM »
I prefer to water from the top.  I water until it drains out of the bottom.  If, before it drains out the bottom, it begins to pool on the top, stop.  In either case, come back a little bit later and repeat.  Do this 3 times (at least) and you can feel good that you've watered the entire rootball.