Developing bonsai maple branches – spring work

May 7, 2017 – 7:20 am

With spring in full swing in Texas, USA, Scott Barboza has worked on one of his maple bonsai in development again. On one of...

Build instructions for a bonsai growbox

January 15, 2017 – 9:44 pm

A basic instruction to create a wooden growbox for bonsai It really is very easy to build a basic growbox for your trees. Besides some...

Winter in Bonsai Museum Dusseldorf

December 18, 2016 – 6:46 am

Location of the Bonsai Museum It is still early on the 4th of December when I arrive in Dusseldorf. I am visiting the Bonsai Museum...

  • Sap transport

    February 26, 2013 – 8:21 pm

    Understanding sap transport in Bonsai
    . Whether it is setting an air layer, understanding growth or...

  • Why trunks grow thick

    February 23, 2013 – 9:48 pm

    Carved trunk Why bonsai trunks grow thick
    . It is good to understand how trunks grow if you...

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Trunks

grow and cut

Getting good taper in bonsai is a matter of cutting
after letting a trunk grow big, you cit it back. And there you have it. Taper.

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Baby Bending

Bend it tight
and you will get amazing bonsai. So.. how young van you wire and bend branches? The younger the better!

Health

First Aid

Help, my bonsai is dying
!? Why and ways to avoid this problem!

physiology

Sap transport

Understanding sap transport in Bonsai
. Whether it is setting an air layer, understanding growth or saving broken branches, understanding how sap flows through branches and the trunk can help you growing better bonsai.

Species

Ulmus parviflora

Ulmus parviflora for bonsai
. Is a great species for people that want fine twigs and tight foliage.

Fysiology, General, Trunks

Why trunks grow thick

Carved trunk

Why bonsai trunks grow thick
. It is good to understand how trunks grow if you want to grow them yourself.

Seed

Sowing plants

Acacia seedlings

Growing bonsai from seed is maybe the most rewarding ways to grown bonsai. It does however require a lot of patience!

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