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What is the best soil for bonsai trees?

  The right soil mixture is one of the most crucial factors in the health of your trees. Bonsai soil should provide enough drainage to prevent the roots from rotting, while also helping to absorb enough water for the tree. Important features of a high quality bonsai soil: Has water-retention properties that supplies moisture to your bonsai tree between each watering Allows excess water to drain quickly from the pot which prevents water salt build up  Provides excellent aeration which allows oxygen to reach the roots of the bonsai tree At The Bonsai Tool & Supply Company of Canada, our handcrafted specialty blend of bonsai soil has been tailored and refined over a decade of time and tested with our own trees....

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