Bonsai (Japanese: 盆栽, lit. ‘tray planting’, pronunciation (help·info)) is a Japanese art form using cultivation techniques to produce, in containers, small trees that mimic the shape and scale of full size trees. Similar practices exist in other cultures, including the Chinese tradition of penzai or 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.
- Positioning: Your bonsai should be kept away from direct heat or draft.
- Lighting: Keep your bonsai in area with plenty of sunlight.
- Humidity: Bonsais need humidity in order to keep their soil moist.
What is a Bonsai Tree?
A bonsai tree is a miniature tree that is planted within a container. In fact, the term “bonsai” literally means “planted…
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