Bonsai for beginners

What is important ? Accessories for beginning English names A-Z Botanical names A-Z Indoor bonsai Outdoor bonsai

What is really important for bonsai for beginners ?

Bonsai for beginners are very sturdy bonsai. They tolerate pruning and care mistakes well, endure extreme situations and grow fast.

What accessories do you need to get started with bonsai care ?

We get asked this question a lot. In the following we have listed what is really essential in the first 2-3 years.

Bonsai for beginner with small restrictions

Bonsai marked with e also suitable for beginners. However, there are small features to note (see page bottom). Otherwise, they are also very straightforward.

English names A-Z


Botanical names A-Z


Indoor bonsai


Outdoor bonsai


  • Azalea Bonsai: Attention during wiring: Branches break easily
  • Japanese maple bonsai: Put it in partial shade in high summer and keep it moist, otherwise the leaf tips will dry
  • Larch bonsai: Repot exactly when the buds open in March
  • Olive bonsai tree: Can only withstand light frosts. Slow growing
  • Privet Bonsai: Sometimes attact by rust fungi but can be well combated with fungicides