Ficus bonsai tree growing on an black surface.

Evergreen Bonsai Tree Species and Care


Evergreen bonsai do not shed their leaves in the fall, but as the name suggests, remain green all year round. ...

Surface roots (nebari) on a maple bonsai tree.

Surface Bonsai Roots (Nebari) – 4 Techniques


The term nebari describes the lower trunk and exposed roots of the bonsai above the soil surface.  Nebari are important features in ...

Formal upright bonsai style tree in a brown pot.

Formal Upright Bonsai Style (Chokkan)


The formal upright bonsai style, or chokkan style, is a good choice for anyone new to bonsai growing. It is a straight-forward ...

Informal upright bonsai tree style.

Informal Upright Bonsai Style (Moyogi)


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


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