Celtis Bonsai Care guidelines
Place the Celtis sinensis in the sun, but be very careful that it doesn't dry out on a hot day.
Water frequently; make sure the tree doesn't dry out. Continue reading about watering Bonsai trees.
WateringFree lecture from the Beginners Course
Once every two or three weeks during its growth season (from early spring till autumn). The Celtis Africana is a somewhat slower growing tree, fertilize monthly.
The Celtis Bonsai will grow a very fine ramification when regularly pruned. Trim back shoots that outgrow the intended shape. Continue reading about pruning Bonsai trees.
Every two years in spring, using a basic soil mixture. Continue reading about repotting Bonsai trees.
From cuttings during summer. Can also be grown from seed.
The Celtis requires a well draining soil, which will prevent the most common issue of root rot. Red spiders and caterpillars can be a problem, but mostly on already weakened trees. For more detailed information on these techniques, check out our Bonsai tree care section.
Hackberry Bonsai (Celtis)