Question from Gary about leaf stress on his Red Maple Bonsai

We have just received the following blog from a concerned bonsai grower:

red maple 70 yrs old recently repotted plenty of moisture leaves forming but they are limp like it needs water but it doesent have cared for it for 30 yrs

Bonsai Direct Reply:

Dear Gary,
It sounds like your bonsai is a little stressed from re-potting. It may be caused by leafing rapidly due to warm weather not long after being re-potted.
I would recommend a cool location out of strong winds, please keep the soil damp and do not feed the bonsai until the leaf stress has disappeared.
If the symptoms persist please could you send me a photograph ,lloyd@bonsaidirect.co.uk
many thanks
Lloyd

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