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Bonsai, raft style.

Raft Bonsai Style

Elle

The raft bonsai style emulates the style of a tree in nature that has toppled to the ground but still survives. ...

Two gardeners watering bonsai trees.

Watering Bonsai: the Ultimate Guide

Elle

Few aspects in the art of growing bonsai are as crucial to get right as the watering. Many a bonsai ...

Birch Bonsai Tree Care and Growing Guide

Elle

Birth trees are native to the temperate and cold regions in the Northern Hemisphere. Many birth species are from Asia ...

Bonsai, slanting style.

Slanting Bonsai Style (Shakan)

Elle

The slanting bonsai style, or shakan, is a popular, elegant style that which emulates the ideals of a tree in nature which ...

Informal upright bonsai tree style.

Informal Upright Bonsai Style (Moyogi)

Elle

The informal upright bonsai style, or moyogi, is a variant of the formal upright style. As the name implies, it is less ...

Repotting Bonsai – Basics

Elle

How to Repot a Bonsai Tree The objective when growing bonsai trees is to keep them small, when they are ...

Windswept bonsai tree azalea in a brown pot.

Windswept Bonsai Style (fukinagashi)

Elle

The windswept bonsai style (fukinagashi) is one of the most dramatic bonsai styles, but also one of the hardest to ...

Semi cascade style bonsai in a brown pot.

Semi Cascade Bonsai Style (Han-Kengai)

Elle

With the semi-cascade bonsai style (or han-kengai), the trunk and crown of the tree are trained downwards over the side ...

Japanese wisteria bonsai tree with bright purple blooms.

Wisteria Bonsai Care and Maintenance

Elle

Wisteria bonsai are a beautiful species of flowering bonsai. They are be prolific flowerers, but can be temperamental. Wisteria is ...

Bonsai Pests, Treatment and Prevention

Elle

Unfortunately bonsai are susceptible to pests, as all plants are. Besides looking unsightly, pest insects feed of the sap of ...