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Ficus Bonsai

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Question: 27-5201
Does a ficus tree that we purchased as a bonsai need special care? Fred, Canterbury, CT

Mort's Answer:
All bonsai require special care. Ficus is very light sensitive. Drastic and even seasonal changes will cause the plant to go into dormancy. It is a good candidate for bonsai because it responds well to pruning. You can braid ficus bonsai or train it to go in many directions. I would place the plant in a south window and move it away as we approach June 21. From that date you can push in toward the light source to compensate for the lower light intensity. This will maintain a constant amount of light for your bonsai.

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