Both pests and diseases tend to appear out of nowhere, and before you know it, your precious bonsai plants are all but annihilated. A bonsai grower’s worst tragedy and naturally, must be avoided at all cost.
To that end, it is imperative to be prepared on what to do should a bunch of disgusting pests or a disease come a-calling. The best approach to bonsai-annihilating pests and diseases is prevention.
Daily care and constant examination of your plant will make it easier for you to avoid a bug or infestation. Naturally, a healthy bonsai will survive an occasional bug, but a few insects can rapidly turn into a pest outbreak that can do heavy damage to your bonsai.(more…)