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Five-needle pine Pinus parviflora pentaphylla

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Fertilization Five-needle pine
In the spring period we suggest fertilizing bonsai periodically, every 20-25 days, using a fertilizer rich in nitrogen and potassium, to favour the development of new vegetation and of floral buds. On the market there are specific fertilizers for bonsai plants, which in general arenít very concentrated, to avoid excess fertilization, which could damage the plants cultivated in small containers.

Generalities Five-needle pine
The Five-needle pine develops like a conifer. Five-needle pine isn't an evergreen; during the winter it assumes a green colouring; the adult species are medium in size and reach 90 cm in height. They tend to develop like erect small trees.

Watering Five-needle pineTenere Umido
Bonsai are usually grown in very small containers, this is why itís best to check for water supplies often, to avoid very damaging periods of drought. We suggest watering pretty often and regularly, with 2-3 glasses of water ; we should always wait for the soil to be clearly dry between one watering and the other. During this time of year usually it is necessary to irrigate every 1-2 weeks .

Watering Five-needle pineTenere Umido
We suggest watering pretty often and regularly, with 2-3 glasses of water ; we should always wait for the soil to be clearly dry between one watering and the other. During this time of year usually it is necessary to irrigate every 1-2 weeks . Bonsai are usually grown in very small containers, this is why itís best to check for water supplies often, to avoid very damaging periods of drought.

Treatments Five-needle pine
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.

Soil Five-needle pine
Locate these plants in an averagely drained, not too humid soil.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
3
1
1
1
0
1
continental
2
1
1
1
0
1
mediterranean
1
1
1
1
0
1

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Notes - Five-needle pine

Seeing the quite contained development itís possible to grow these plants in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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