First Repot of Seedlings

Bonsai Workshop

The seedlings have hit somewhat of a snag and wasn’t growing much further. I’m afraid the medium that I grew the seedlings in, break down much too easily, and is suffocating the roots. I’ve decided to repot the seedlings into new potting medium. Namely, I’ll be repotting the two Trident Maple seedlings, and the one Japanese Apricot (Prunus Mume) into their own pots.

Potting of the Trident Maples are straight forward, I simply pot them into one small colander. The colander will hopefully help with root development. When potting the seedlings, I made sure the roots are spread out, such that a better nebari will result in the future.

Potting of the Prunus Mume is a bit more complex. I read somewhere that by threading the seedling into a ceramic dish with a hole drilled in, will produce some interesting results. As the seedling grows and thickens, the ceramic dish…

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