I fear you are putting the cart before the horse. Bonsai is a method of
growing trees by restricting their growth and shape to make them miniature
and ancient looking. There is no such thing as a Bonsai tree though
most/many trees can be made to become of this nature. What species were you
trying to germinate?
It takes years for a seed to become a plant stout enough to resemble a
true bonsai. you'd do better to start from a cutting, or to buy a
container-grown plant with a nice form and prune it down to a bonsai.
Do a google search on bonsai and you'll be buried with good advice
(though, of course, you'll have to weed through a lot of ads, etc., to
For more info about the International Society of Arboriculture, please visit
For consumer info about tree care, visit http://www.treesaregood.com /
these are little rip off kits. same for the little bonsai people sell. get a
book on bonsai, go to your local nursery and look for well grown healthy
can work with.. Ingrid
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