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Bonsai Care
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Will my indoor bonsai drop its leaves in winter?

Most indoor bonsai will drop some of their leaves during winter. This is because of the temperature change, and some bonsai will drop more leaves than others. You may find that the leaves turn yellow (but not crispy) and drop. This is completely normal and nothing to worry about. During winter, it is important to remember that the bonsai will not be growing as fast as they would during summer, so it may take a while before you see the new growth coming through. This will also mean that the bonsai will need less water during colder months, so don’t don’t be worried if you feel you aren’t watering your bonsai very much!

Will my outdoor bonsai drop its leaves in the winter?

If your bonsai is evergreen, then it won’t loose its leaves in the winter, which means you should have a lovely canopy all year round!

If you have a deciduous variety of bonsai, then the bonsai will drop all of its leaves over winter. This is a wonderful time to admire and truly appreciate the trunk and branch structure of your bonsai.

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We regret that we are unable to refund or exchange any bonsai after 7 days of delivery. This is because they are live plants and we find that after this time they have been out of our care for too long. However, we are always here to help, so contact us and send a photo using the button below. Thank you for your understanding.

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Upcott Barns,
Morchard Bishop
EX17 6NG

Please note, if you have requested Monday delivery DPD may try to deliver over the weekend. This is to help prevent them falling behind, you can control this once you have received your 1-hour time slot.