Bonsai tree care basics though Bonsai trees are more delicate compared to the average indoor plant, a few basic rules should enable anyone to take care of it. The most important rule is; never water on a routine. Ignore the label attached to your Bonsai tree which states you need to water every ‘x’days. Instead, monitor your tree and only water when needed. Please read the watering and fertilizing pages for more detailed information.
The watering of your bonsai must never be neglected. Apply water when the soil appears dry — never allow the soil to become completely dry. If your bonsai is receiving full sun, it may be necessary to water once a day. This schedule may vary with the size pot, type of soil and type of bonsai tree you own. Watering should only be done if the soil dries out. Growers should pour water gradually and wait until it seeps into the bottom of the pot. It is crucial to wait until the soil gets dry again before pouring more water.
This way, bonsai trees will never drown or get dehydrated. The bonsai is a delightful and fun plant to have around the home or office. Juniper bonsai (outdoor option) and our golden gate ficus (indoor option) are the most forgiving options for beginners. First, take a deep breath. General Indoor Bonsai Tree Care. Please take care that the tray does not overflow onto your furniture and make sure that your bonsai does.