Caring for a Bonsai as a Bhikkhu or Bhikkhuni

Is it allowed? I read through the rules and find nothing that speaks against it. It is not destroying a plant or digging the earth as I understood these rules.

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The damaging of a plant doesn’t mean it kills the plant. Any form of cutting would count. So being the sole caretaker wouldn’t be possible.

Digging in soil that is in a pot isn’t necessarily a problem.

Watering a bonsai shouldn’t be an issue, although there may be some commentarial issue with it.


Thank you for the clarification.

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