Newbie just getting started, I have 3 males that I have sprouted from seeds which are looking lovely. Wondering at what point I should consider. First apply a layer of a course, water draining substrates, like lava rock or grit. Next, add a layer of standard Bonsai soil. Purchase or collect tree seeds and check if they need scarification or stratification. That mostly depends on the tree species you select to grow. But in the case of Japanese Maples, you at least know that if you sow seeds of.
I have bought some seeds of the following Japanese Bonsai Trees as under: The picture above is of a maple that I have transplanted from the wild into a bonsai dish. Notice how it sits off to one side of the dish? This is pretty standard. Turning a Japanese maple (Acer palmatum) into a bonsai tree is wonderful. Bonsai are not meant to be indoor plants; if brought indoors, only keep them.
A good way to start a red maple bonsai tree is to germinate the seeds yourself. for the Japanese Black Pine; 4 Grow Japanese Maple Seedlings Indoors. In Japanese, the word “macho” means growing bonsai trees from tree seeds. The easiest tree species to grow from tree seeds are maple, Scots pine, black. Time to collect Japanese Maple Seed. The seeds have matured and are starting to turn brown. Time to gather them before they fall to them.