Bonsai

Bonsai (plantings in tray, from bon, a tray or low-sided pot and sai, a planting or plantings) is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Similar practices exist in other cultures, including the Chinese tradition of penjing from which the art originated, and the miniature living landscapes of Vietnamese Hòn Non Bộ. The Japanese tradition dates back over a thousand years, and has its own aesthetics and terminology.

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Ficus Bonsai

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Ficus is a pan-tropical genus of trees, shrubs and vines occupying a wide variety of ecological niches; most are evergreen, but some deciduous species are endemic to areas outside of the tropics and to higher elevations. Fig species are characterized by their unique inflorescence and distinctive pollination syndrome, which utilizes wasp species belonging to the Agaonidae family for pollination.

 

The ficus tree is a one of the strudy trees in the bonsai category. It can easily adapt to different kinds of surrounding. Ficus bonsai normaly comes with broad thick leaves that branch out from the top stems, making the ficus bonsai easier for customized trimming.

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Juniper Bonsai

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Junipers are coniferous plants in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae. Depending on taxonomic viewpoint, there are between 50-67 species of juniper, widely distributed throughout the northern hemisphere, from the Arctic, south to tropical Africa, and to the mountains of  Central America.

 

The juniper bonsai has been known as one of the most popular bonsais. Because of its branches and needle-leaves, the Juniper bonsai tree can always be trimed into a marvelous shape.

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Chinese Elm

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Ulmus parvifolia, commonly known as the Chinese Elm or Lacebark Elm, is a species native to China, Japan, North Korea and Vietnam. It has been described as "one of the most splendid elms, having the poise of a graceful Nothofagus"

 

​Owing to its versatility and ability to tolerate a wide range of temperatures, light, and humidity conditions, Chinese Elm is a popular choice as a bonsai species, and is perhaps the single most widely available. It is considered a good choice for beginners because of its high tolerance of pruning with its remarkable thick trunk and characteristic leaves.