How to Grow Japanese Maple Bonsai
To grow a Japanese maple bonsai, follow these steps:
: Repot the bonsai every two years to manage its strong and fast-growing roots. Use a well-drained substrate. Trim shoots and twigs year-round, and prune strong branches in autumn or summer Place the bonsai in sunny and airy locations, but protect it from direct sunlight when temperatures rise above 85 °F (30 °C). The Japanese maple is frost hardy, but protect it when temperatures drop below 15 °F: Japanese maple bonsai can be propagated by planting seeds or with cuttings.