Bonsai Kapilaas : How to make Mango plant in to a Bonsai Part One

Feb 28, 2019

How to make Mango plant in to a Bonsai Part One



My Mango Bonsai
Mango Bonsai. many Bonsai lovers peoples dream plant. they want to grow a mango Bonsai, watch it growing with full of fruits, a pleasant view for eyes.
Mango is tropical plant, known as Mangifera indica belongs to a family Anacardiaceae. Mango trees have long life span which extends up to 300 years. Some species are known its fruiting for its whole life of 300 years. 
Mango Plant can be made in to a bonsai from a seed or from a nursery plant. Most of the people try to grow them from seed.
Mango plant from seed:
For mango germination best time is spring or end of summer beginning of rainy season or end of rainy season, so soil will be moist. To grow Mango plants  from seed. select a good quality of fully grown Mango, eat the pulp and remove seed, wash and keep it. Prepare a pot with good quality garden soil and  place the seed just a inch below the soil and cover it and water the soil.


 Pot should be kept in a place warm moist place which are suitable conditions for germination of seed.
For mango germination best time is spring or end of summer beginning of rainy season or end of rainy season, so soil will be moist. To grow Mango plants  from seed. select a good quality of fully grown Mango, eat the pulp and remove seed, wash and keep it. Prepare a pot with good quality garden soil and  place the seed just a inch below the soil and cover it and water the soil. Pot should be kept in a place warm moist place which are suitable conditions for germination of seed. It takes 3 to 4 weeks time. Allow the plant to grow fully for six to seven month, it the plant have many leaves on the main trunk line. Usually plant grows straight without any branches some times it develops branches on it. Now start pinching and removing new buds of the plant , so main trunk line develop many branches from the base of the plant. 
Mango Bonsai plant with fruits

Follow the link below to give a shape to growing plant.

shaping a Mango plant growing from seed

Transformation of single trunk line plant in to multi trunk bushy style.

                 
Grow Mango plant seedling by pruning secondary branches of the plant, it makes the plant to develop many  branches to become a mango tree. It takes many years. Develop the plant in  a normal pot  by changing soil yearly and make sure  plant will get regular fertilizers. it helps the plant trunk line to become healthy. The plant will gets training up   to 7 years in a that pot. Then change the well grown Mango plant in to a Bonsai pot. the Mango plant grown from seedling takes many years to start giving fruits. The main advantage of growing mango plant in this method is the plant from the starting stage is with us , so we can train and style the plant as the way we want. Bonsai art needs lots of concentration and focus with lots of  patience.
Here I have given Complete details of How can be a Mango plant can be grown in to Bonsai from seedling.
My next blog will continue with the another way of growing Mango plant to a Bonsai tree.


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