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Kunio Kobayashi Bonsai demonstration





They are trees, and as such, need the environment they naturally grow in. While it is becoming a trend to grow bonsai plants indoors, it is important that you select a type of tree that is able to flourish under those conditions. For example, the juniper is a type of bonsai that does not usually do well indoors. 

You will learn how to wire your plant so the branches go to the form you want without leaving unsightly scars or damaging the visual aspects of your bonsai tree. If your tree becomes sick, you will learn the best treatment methods to prevent your tree from dying. There are many facets to bonsai tree care, all of which can be learned with effort, experience and time. 

The banyan is a classical type of Ficus fig tree that is relatively easy to care for. It is typically an outdoor tree. Requiring moderate light. It grows and spreads through several venues, either growing new parts of a tree by expanding its root system or having birds carry away the figs where the seeds will grow into new plants. 

Once the extremely bad weather has past, your juniper bonsai should be sent back outside so it can remain in dormancy. Juniper bonsai are extremely common, as this type of tree is so easy to care for and train. They grow quickly, allowing people to see their hard work progress, making this an excellent tree for beginners. 

First, the quality of the tools you purchase may affect how well your bonsai turns out. Low quality tools run risk of damaging your tree and leaving unpleasant looking scars on the bark of the tee. Low quality bonsai tools tend to be duller, lacking the ability to cleanly shear when needed. A clean cut is required when you're wanting to hide evidence that the tree has had branches removed unnaturally. 

This is an important part of bonsai care. A rake is used to work the soil of your bonsai pot, checking for clumps and otherwise maintaining this aspect of your bonsai. A pair of tweezers is desired to remove any leaves and other small plants from taking away precious nutrients from your bonsai. Finally, you will need a small broom to clean your bonsai.