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Please note this product has been retired from the range. However, you may still be able to purchase this item online or in store. Should you have any queries or issues with the product please do get in touch.

Please see our new and improved Bonsai Potting Mix

Bonsai Potting Mix is naturally peat free and formulated for the correct balance of drainage and water retention as well as aeration. This is all required to develop a healthy root system, and is essential for healthy bonsai growth. This mix also contains special water retaining granules from Seramis for optimum water and nutrient availability.
  • For strong roots and healthy trees
  • Specialist blend
  • Open structured compost for healthy root growth
  • Contains water-retaining Seramis
  • Perfect for all your bonsai including Money tree, Dragon tree, Umbrella tree, Ficus, Chinese Elm and Ginseng Tea plant
  • Use Bonsai Potting Mix with our Bonsai Feed for even better results

View our advice articles and our full indoor product range here

bonsai potting mix peat free

Sizes available

  • 4 litre
  • Product Details
  • How to Use
  • Tips & Advice

Why Use

why use bonsai potting mix

When to Use

  • Spring or Autumn

How to use

how to use bonsai potting mix

Don’t forget to pot top! Adding Hydroleca as a pot topper will provide a decorative appearance, help to minimise over watering and discourage attraction of pests.


  • Water once or even twice a day during summer, but less frequently in winter
  • Always ensure that excess water can drain freely to avoid root damage.


  • Westland Bonsai Potting Mix will supply your plants with all the nutrients they need for the first 6–8 weeks
  • During spring and early summer, feed your plant with Westland Bonsai Feed every two weeks

Tips for Better Results

  • Keep plants out of draughts and away from intense heat. Spraying with water at room temperature twice a week and sponging the leaves occasionally to remove dust is also recommended
  • Nip branches back when they begin to grow otherwise pruning cuts will show up in wood and will be noticeable.


General Advice

  • Store in a dry, frost free place away from weed killers and other garden chemicals
  • Reseal bag after use
  • Not suitable for ericaceous (lime hating) plants
  • Use in a well ventilated place and avoid breathing in dust
  • Always wear gloves when gardening and wash hands after use


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I use this for outdoor plants?

A. Yes this can be used for other plants but , but we would recommend early feeding as Westland Bonsai Potting Mix has reduced nutrients to keep the plants compact

Q. Will this be attractive for my pets?

A. This will not be attractive to most pets as it does not contain any organic fertiliser elements

For any questions or advice, please contact our technical advice line on 01480 443789 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm) or email [email protected]



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