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There are numerous varieties and cultivars of the Chinese Juniper many of which are not easy to distinguish with certainty, care guidelines for these varieties are highly similar. Use normal organic fertilizer pellets or balls every month during the growth season or a liquid fertilizer each week. If you need help identifying your tree, try our Bonsai tree identification guide. There are two groups of Junipers, one with scale-like foliage and the other one with needle-like foliage.

In gardens, concrete pots and on cemeteries on old graves that will be cleared there are often quite old junipers and if you are lucky the owner will allow you to dig one out for little money or a new plant. In spring, during rainy weather, the galls produce large, orange, gelatin-like tendrils, full of spores, which infest the leaves of pear trees but there are also types of rust fungus which use hawthorn or crabapples as a second host instead of the pear.

Home Inspiration Top 10’s Top During winter the junipers must be kept in a place with enough light and they must be checked for pests regularly because pests can even occur in winter. The tree is posted in our Bonsai gallery or read more about Goshin.

There are also popular juniper species with needle-like foliage. Its leaves are scale-like, quite coarse and can be dark green or bluish-green. Forum Join our Bonsai forum to ask your questions. The foliage colors range from dark blue-greens to light greens and the foliage can either be scale-like or needle-like.

A Juniper by Bonsai sensei Masahiko Kimura.


Top 10: Juniper Bonsai trees

Its owner, jjunipero Kobayashi, is one of the most well known Bonsai artists in the world and has won the prestigious Prime Minister award in Japan 4 times. Although all tree species can be used to grow a Bonsai, some tree species are very popular as they just look better when miniaturized. The two most popular juniper species for bonsai of the group with scale-like foliage are the Chinese Juniper and the Japanese Shimpaku which is a variety of the Chinese Juniper which was originally found in the Japanese bonsaai.

Both have scale-like foliage with a color ranging from yellowish-green to bluish-green or grayish-green.

When the foliage pads become too dense they must be thinned out with sharp scissors at the base. In spring they will turn green again.

Bohsai are very suitable for creating deadwood jin and shari. The Savin is a juniper from southern Europe, North-Africa and some parts of Asia with scale-like foliage which can be finer or coarser and of different shades junlpero green depending on its origin.

Started at age 15, Kimura was an apprentice to master Hamano in Omiya Bonsai village. Dramatically twisted shapes are very popular and correspond with the natural shapes that used to grow in the Japanese mountains in former times.

Care guide for the Juniper Bonsai tree (Juniperus) – Bonsai Empire

Those parts break easily. Specialized Bonsai traders offer everything from young plants, pre-Bonsai and pre-styled juniper trees up to high-value Bonsai, in various styles and shapes. Learn more about these trees and their care in the Juniper Bonsai junpiero guide. The Japanese junipers are also not infested very often. You can often find good Bonsai raw material there.

Some species change their foliage color during frosty periods to a purplish brown which is connected with their frost protection mechanism. All these species iunipero very similar care guidelines.

During the winter protect the tree once temperatures drop below degrees C 14F.

Juniper Bonsai (Juniperus)

Its needles are sharp but smaller and more delicate than those of the Japanese Needle Juniper. Its leaves are scale-like and grayish or dark green and tend to grow quite dense. Goshin “protector of the spirit” is a Bonsai created by John Y. The Sierra Juniper is a shrub or tree native to the western United States, growing in mountains at altitudes of —3, meters. If junipers are well cared for and placed in an ideal position they are quite resistant against pests. To develop the foliage pads, long shoots which stick out of the silhouette can be pinched or cut at the base with sharp scissors throughout the growth season.


Continue reading about watering Bonsai trees. Picture by Peter Ebensperger.

For more of his fascinating and sometimes unconventional work, check Kimura’s Bonsai garden! It can last a few years until enough normal scale-like foliage has grown and all the needle-like foliage can be removed. But it cannot bud again from bare tree parts, so take care that there is some foliage left on every branch you want to keep alive.

The fungus causes orange spots on the pear leaves. Otherwise the inner parts of the foliage pads will die. Be careful not to water too much, as the juniper roots don’t like soil wetness. In addition to this, the danger of pest infestation is increased if the pads are too dense. The rust fungus infests the junipers permanently and causes swellings from which hard, brown galls emerge. Many well-suited juniper species in different sizes are offered in most nurseries. The triad of green foliage, reddish-brown or yellowish-brown bark and silvery white deadwood is very appealing.

As a rule of thumb, the blue-green junipers are more resistant than those with yellowish-green foliage. His nursery, ShunkaEn, is located in Tokyo and is open to visitors.