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American Bonsai Fertilizer Baskets
American Bonsai Fertilizer Baskets in 304 Stainless Steel & HDPE Plastic
Fertilizer baskets are small containers bonsai, or any plant in a container, to efficiently hold and release nutrients to the plant over time. Baskets help manage the delicate balance of fertilizing plants with the ability to add and remove with ease.
Small Cylinder 304 Stainless Steel - 0.8" width
Medium Cylinder 304 Stainless Steel - 1.20" width
Small Round 304 Stainless Steel - 1.10" width
Medium Round 304 Stainless Steel - 1.50" width
Small Round HDPE Plastic - 0.9" width
Medium Round HDPE Plastic - 1.4" width
Small HDPE Plastic with Lid - 1" width
Medium HDPE Plastic with Lid - 1.4" width
Large HDPE Plastic with Lid - 1.8" width
Small Round Stainless Steel [Add $1.25]
Medium Round Stainless Steel [Add $1.50]
Small Cylinder Stainless Steel [Add $1.25]
Medium Cylinder Stainless Steel [Add $1.50]
Small Round Plastic [Add $1.00]
Medium Round Plastic [Add $1.25]
Small Plastic w/ Lid [Add $1.00]
Medium Plastic w/ Lid [Add $1.25]
Large Plastic w/ Lid [Add $1.50]
Key functions and benefits of fertilizer baskets for bonsai:
Controlled Fertilizer Release:
Fertilizer baskets allow for a slow and steady release of nutrients. This is particularly important for bonsai trees, which can be sensitive to over-fertilization. The gradual release ensures that the tree gets a consistent supply of nutrients without the risk of fertilizer burn.
Prevents Fertilizer Loss:
When watering or during rain, granular fertilizer can easily be washed away from the soil surface. Fertilizer baskets help keep the fertilizer in place, ensuring that the nutrients are absorbed by the bonsai's roots rather than being washed out of the pot.
Protects Fertilizer from Birds and Animals:
In outdoor settings, birds and other animals may be attracted to the fertilizer. Baskets help protect the fertilizer from being picked away by animals.
Fertilizer baskets can be more visually appealing than having granular fertilizer scattered on the soil surface. They help maintain the aesthetic integrity of the bonsai and can easily be remove for display of the tree.
Easy to Monitor and Refill:
Baskets make it easy to see when it's time to add more fertilizer. They can be easily refilled or replaced as needed without disturbing the bonsai or its root system.
Versatility in Fertilizer Choice:
These baskets can be used with a variety of fertilizers, whether organic or synthetic, giving bonsai enthusiasts flexibility in their fertilization regimen.
By keeping the fertilizer slightly above the root level, these baskets can help prevent root burn, which can occur if fertilizer comes into direct contact with roots. In summary, fertilizer baskets are a practical and efficient tool for administering nutrients to bonsai trees. They help in managing the delicate balance of feeding these miniature trees without overdoing it, ensuring their health and beauty.
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