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

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…

Tip: Prune vertical roots regularly

Regularly prune the vertical roots of your bonsai. Make sure your bonsai tree has an evenly distributed, spherical and superficial root ball. This will stimulate an even sap flow through your tree and improves the development of nebari.

Lava rock

Lava rock

March 1, 2018

As the name would suggest, this type of rock originates from volcanic lava. Lava rock is commonly used for the same reasons as Akadama and…

Nebari

Nebari

February 28, 2018

Nebari is the japanese word for the surface roots of a bonsai tree. This is a very important part of growing a bonsai tree. A…

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