pics of us repotting a large Trident Maple bonsai Tree
Finished! Just needs watering. A large, mature Trident Maple bonsai will need repotting every couple of years in the spring.
Finishes cutting a channel around the lip of the large pot
As the pot has a lip, you need to cut downwards to sever the roots which have grown under it in order to get the tree out. I have used a sharp trowel to do this.
Large Trident Maple bonsai.These trees grow quickly and need repotting every couple of years.
Adding more akadama & pumice to the pot & lightinh pressing it down to fill any gaps
Added a layer of akadama & pumice (50/50 mix) to the bottom of the pot
Covering the drainage holes with mesh to stop the soil washing away
The underside of the roots - a dense mass indicates the need to repot. Note how light and healthy the roots look - good bonsai soil encourages this