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What are some bonsai trees that are suitable for beginners?

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Bonsai trees suitable for beginners include Dwarf Jade, Ginseng Grafted Ficus, Golden Gate Ficus, Green Mound Juniper and Hawaiian Umbrella trees. These trees are simple to care for and are a good introduction to bonsai tree growing.

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What are some bonsai trees that are suitable for beginners?
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When growing a beginner bonsai tree, it is important to know the required tools, how to water and feed the tree, how to soil and repot the tree, and how to deal with pests. In general, water a bonsai tree with a hose or watering can when the soil around it is warm and dry. Fertilize the tree on a schedule, starting with mild fertilizer and progressing to balanced feed. Bonsai trees need room for their roots to grow, so repot the tree once it has grown too large for its pot.

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