When to wire a Bonsai

Asked May 13, 2019, 3:31 PM EDT

Hello! I dug up a maple sapling and potted it to make a bonsai. Its growing just fine but I'm wondering when I should wire it.

Anderson County Tennessee

1 Response

Thank you for contacting eXtension. We don't have experts in this area, but I can offer a few other places to present your question:

You can ask if the Master Gardeners in your state have bonsai expertise:

Tennessee Master Gardeners
Plant Sciences Department
252 Ellington PSB
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
865-974-7324

or contact a bonsai society. Here are links to two contact pages:

https://nashvillebonsai.com/
(scroll to the bottom)
and
https://www.tvbonsai.org/contact-us/