How to Make Your Bonsai Tree More Fertile

How to make your bonsai tree, Ficus Glomerata Variegata, become fertile.


  1. 1
    Make sure that before the substances are mixed in pot, the bottom should be covered by filter to shut the hole.
  2. 2
    Repot with 1 part soil + 2 parts fertilizer + 1 part volcanic sand. On the filter, put rough sand 2-3 mm deep, then softer sand 1 mm deep, and goat manure mixed with unhulled paddy (paddy plants or rice that are hulled and then separated from the stalks) with ratio 1:1.
  3. 3
    Cut all the branches and leaves from the stalk.
  4. 4
    Pull the tree from its poly-bag, clean the soil, and cut the oversized roots.
  5. 5
    Put the tree in the pot, do watering, and keep in shaded place. Put in a place with 2 hours morning sunshine when the tree grows new buds. After having many variegated leaves, full dry in the sun. When the tree grows green leaves, cut immediately.


  • The result after 6 months, the tree will become so fertile and good. You may start to shape it with Slanting Style. After 2 years with good nursery, it may become 80% qualified bonsai.

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