- How to Bonsai: For beginners
- Bonsai: For the experienced
- The Bonsai Way
The beautiful Larch is a deciduous conifers which is very popular among bonsai growers around the world. Its small colorful purple cones, lime green spring foliage, bronze autumn foliage, redish brown makes a Japanese Larch an all season attraction and is a highly popular species for Bonsai in Japan and Europe.
Formal upright, Informal Upright, Slanting, Cascade, Semi-cascade, Literate, Rock-over-root, Clasped-to-rock, Twin-trunk, Group planting, Saikei
Full sun, do not grow well or like shady areas. They are hardy and need no real protection. Small bonsai pots should be kept from freezing, a cool Greenhouse during very cold winters will help.
Regulary throughout the growing season. Sparingly during the winter do not allow soil to dry out.
Fortnightly during grown season. Use a balanced feed.
Through out growing season pinch to keep shape of plant. In Winter prune back branches to shape.
Every year in just before buds show in spring. Use free draining soil. 1 Part Akadam, 1 Part Pumice, 1 Part Damolin
Wire in winter to give shape. In young plants that are grown rapidly best to remove wiring during summer to avoid wiring forrows.