Akadama soil in a binsai tree pot.

Akadama Soil


Akadama soil has been used for growing bonsai in Japan for centuries. It is the soil of choice for serious bonsai ...

Cascade style bonsai in a brown pot.

Cascade Bonsai Style (kengai)


In the cascade style, or kengai, the bonsai trunk and crown grow downward, over the side and below the level of the ...

Multi-trunk Bonsai style


The multi-trunk bonsai style is one of the most popular bonsai styles that can add a unique and dynamic element ...

Ficus bonsai tree growing on an black surface.

Ficus Bonsai Tree – care and growing guide


The ficus tree grows in tropical and subtropical regions. It is suitable to grow indoors. This group has over 600 ...

Bonsai Terms and Definitions


Many terms used in the art of bonsai are from the Japanese language or are scientific botanical terms. This page ...