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Removing Wire from your Bonsai

Wire cannot stay on forever,  usually it can stay for about 6 months, but that depends on the time of year. For example in the winter, the tree isn't doing a lot of growing so it will take longer for the diameter of the branch that has been wired to expand enough to create a problem. In the spring and early fall ( September-October) many trees are in active growth, so you need to check the wire more frequently.

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