Juniper Bonsai Care
This particular conifer is hardy but
produces no flowers. However, they are easy to grown, prune, and
train, making them a good choice for Bonsai. Because Juniper is
responsive, many beginner Bonsai growers will be encouraged with this
Generally, Juniper has long branches that can be trained into amazing
styles, with the exception of the Broom. They do well with wiring and
reshaping although some cultivars are stiff and more difficult to work
with. Additionally, Juniper is very hardy and can be grown indoors or
· Pruning should be performed in the spring or fall, never in the
· Maintenance pruning should however be done throughout the year with
young shoots being pinched back
· Because Juniper has prickly needles, you will want to use gloves.
These needles can also cause a reason in some people that appears as a
red, itchy rash.