The pruning of plum bonsai is mainly focused on pruning after flowering. To cut off the excess buds on the plant, it is only necessary to keep about 3 to 5 main branches, and then when the branches are about 30cm long during the growth period, remove the pests on the plant. Branches, useless branches, and weak branches are cut off, and you can choose the shape of the binding according to your own preferences.
1. Pruning method of plum bonsai 1. Pruning after flowering
Reasonable pruning of plum blossoms can promote its growth and is more ornamental. So what is it? First of all, the pruning of plum blossoms is mainly concentrated after the flowers, and the excess buds on the plant are mainly cut off. 3 to 6 pieces are enough.
2. Pruning during the growing season
Since the leaf buds of plum blossoms grow very fast, when the branches are about 30cm long during the growth period, the excess leaf buds on the branches should be cut off, and the diseased and pest branches, useless branches and weak branches on the plant should be cut off, and the strong perennial branches should be cut off. To cut short, you only need to keep 3 to 5 on the main branch to ensure the concentration of nutrients.
3. Regular trimming
After the plum blossoms are planted, when the plant grows 3 to 6 true leaves, it should be properly topped, the flower buds on the branches should be pinched off, and then the second topping treatment should be carried out according to the height predetermined by oneself. Comb out the flower shape in time to facilitate the flowering effect of plum blossoms.
Second, the binding skills of plum bonsai
In order to create a more beautiful shape for plum blossom bonsai, it is necessary to carry out reasonable binding, which can be tied according to your own preferences. When tying, it is generally bent from the top first, so the ornamental value is higher.