Posted by Kristree
on Aug 28th, 2012 in Bonsai
, Care Information
Is browning normal on the Juniper? Yes it is. As the Juniper tree grows, they produce growth from the tips of the matured needles. You will notice as the new growth grows the bottom section may turn lighter in color eventually turning brown. This is normal and you can either pinch away the brown needles or use a shear to cut them. Thinning out a Juniper regularly will ensure a healthy tree and continued...
The Juniper bonsai tree does best in filtered or shaded sunlight.
Juniper bonsai trees can survive in cold weather and are extremely hardy but provide protection from freezing conditions in winter.
To avoid browning of needles, prune by pinching off unwanted stems using fingers or shears. Foliage should be thinned to let in light.
Water moderately, keeping the bonsai tree moist at all times.
Fertilize your juniper...