I am very new to bonsai. Ive been reading and watching videos for about 2 weeks, then bought a few small trees from a local nursery a few days ago and joined Mirai today.
I have been watching the suggested beginner videos and in the Nursery Stock series with its idea of using a xmas tree as its easy to get, fairly cheap, and have a lot of potential without beating yourself up too much for failure.
I live in 9A and am hoping that there is an equivalent to the ‘Christmas Tree’ that will survive in my area.
My goals are to get experience with the basics - potting, pruning, watering, root care etc.
Does anyone have any suggestions on species that may be a good fit?