Metasequoia glyptostroboides bonsai cultivation method

Written by Maggie

Nov 12 2020

Metasequoia glyptostroboides bonsai cultivation method

When cultivating Metasequoia glyptostroboides bonsai, we should not fertilize frequently to avoid fertilizer damage to the roots of the plants; when the plants are just planted, they should not be watered. When the plants are in the growing period, water once a week; Illumination time each day for the Metasequoia glyptostroboides is 6 hours and it should be placed in a ventilated and breathable environment for maintenance.

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Metasequoia glyptostroboides bonsai

1. Fertilization method

The Metasequoia glyptostroboides of bonsai should not be fertilized in the early stage of planting, because premature fertilization will cause "indigestion" of the plant, which is not conducive to the later growth of the plant. After the new roots have grown, liquid fertilizer should be applied in time to promote rapid root growth. During the growth period, the plants should be fertilized once a week to ensure sufficient nutrients.

2. Watering treatment

The newly planted Metasequoia glyptostroboides are not easy to water, because the roots are easily injured during transplanting and cannot absorb water in time, which causes the roots to rot and affect the plant growth. After the plants adapt to the new environment, they can be watered in about half a month. Water once a week, and the water must be watered thoroughly.

3. Illumination time

Metasequoia glyptostroboides is a precious plant in our country, known as the "living fossil of the plant kingdom". In the method of bonsai cultivation of Metasequoia glyptostroboides, it is necessary to pay attention to sufficient light. Metasequoia glyptostroboides are generally maintained in the sun, and six hours of light must be guaranteed every day. If it is summer with high temperatures, place it in a bright indoor maintenance.

Metasequoia glyptostroboides bonsai

4. Ventilation

Metasequoia glyptostroboides is a plant of the garland family, with flat and drooping leaves, which are very ornamental. When cultivating Metasequoia glyptostroboides bonsai, place it in a ventilated place for maintenance, especially in the hot summer, to ensure the air circulation in the environment where the plant grows, and if possible, place a fan next to the plant.