Growing bonsai trunks
When first growing bonsai trees, most people start with a sapling which is placed in a pot, and they call it a bonsai. After some tutorials and seeing an exposition or two, some realize that there is more to bonsai than just a stick in a pot. Quickly the question comes up: How do I get my cutting, seedling or sapling to grow a bonsai trunk and nebari? Below the general ideas behind bonsai trunks and how you can also grow killer-trunks.
Taking a look at sacrifice branches!
Bending and growing, a way to grow thick trunks
So how do you go about creating thick trunks on bonsai using bending of branches?
Thickening trunks using sacrifice branches
is a good way to develop thick trunks on bonsai. How d you use this technique?
Getting a nice taper is dificult.
Unless you know the power of cutting and growing, in repeated fashion.
How tall should a bonsai be?
It is actually fairly easy to answer this question. If you know how big the trunk is in any case..
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.
Why bonsai trunks grow thick
. It is good to understand how trunks grow if you want to grow them yourself.
The base of a good bonsai, is a good trunk. The main thing giving the impression of age are the trunk and bark of your bonsai. And all too often this aspect is overlooked when people just start off with bonsai. How to create the perfect trunk for bonsai? To know that, one first needs ...