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Ficus Benjamina Hydroponic's Bonsai

Bonsai Hydroponics

Ficus Benjamina Hydroponic's Bonsai

I repotted my ficus benjamina bonsai in a 5 gallon bucket hydroponic's system.  The goal is to increase: fine white root production, top growth, shaping, ease of watering and feeding. Bonsai is basically a tree that is shaped to look mature, while being planted in a pot or tray.  Hydroponics is a growing system used to feed and water a plant efficiently without the use of soil.  There are many different types of hydroponic's growing methods.  This one uses a DWC (deep water culture) hydroponic system.   The roots are contained in the net cup of the lid.  Clay rock was...

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