What do I do with my bonsai tree when I go on holiday?

What should I do with my bonsai when I go on holiday??

What do I do with my bonsai tree when I go on holiday?

Please take your little tree on holiday with you hehe….

If you are just going away for a short break (up to 5 days) please stand your bonsai in a tub or the kitchen sink in water. Ensure that the water level is at least half way up the pot. Please ensure that it is in a cool position. The bonsai will be over-watered for a few days but this is preferable to drying out. Upon your return remove the bonsai from the water and then only water again when the soil is barely damp. Then return to your normal watering regime.

If you are going away for longer than 5 days then you need to find a friend or neighbour to take care of the bonsai for you. Please leave them with care instructions and you could even recommend that they watch our bonsai watering video. It is normally a good idea for them to take it home with them – then they won’t forget to water it!

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