5 Posts for <strong>japan</strong> Tag

General Purpose Scissors

General Purpose Scissors

March 12, 2018

General purpose scissors, GP shears or Ashinaga Basami, are used for all sorts of pruning activities (as the name would suggest). Its an essential tool…

Root Pruning Scissors

Root Pruning Scissors

March 12, 2018

The root pruning scissors, root pruning shears or┬áHasami, are used to cut thicker or heavier roots. The broad, sharp blades lets you easily cut through…

Concave Cutter

Concave Cutter

March 12, 2018

The concave cutter, or Mataeda Hasami, is used to cut of whole branches of a bonsai tree. The slightly curved cutting area leaves a clean…

Chokkan

Chokkan

March 5, 2018

Chokkan (Formal Upright) This traditional bonsai style is very common in bonsai. The tree grows in a straight upward line with the crown of the…

Akadama

Akadama

February 27, 2018

Akadama is a natural volcanic Japanese clay. It’s a (commercially produced) hard-baked clay that is widely used for bonsai purposes. Akadama is used to improve…

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