6 Posts for <strong>technique</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…

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…

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.

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…

Scarification

Scarification

February 26, 2018

Scarification is the process of purposely applying scars on the outer shell of seeds. The scarification process mimics the natural way in which a tree…

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