How to prune a bonsai tree

Pruning is an essential part of the bonsai care. It is an effective way to “train” your bonsai in growing it the form that you want and maintain it. Through pruning, you will able to promote maximum growth in the areas where it is needed.

There are two major techniques in pruning a bonsai – the maintenance (see this video) and the structural pruning.

Beginner bonsai trees

If you are new to the bonsai world, it is important for you to understand that not all species can easily be grown. There are certain species that may require a certain level of skill or attention that you, as a beginner, may not be able to provide. There are certain factors and aspects that need to be considered in selecting which species to grow. Thus, it is recommended that you do some research in order to learn more about bonsais.

Growing bonsai trees

If you are an avid homemaker, growing bonsai trees may have crossed your mind already. Bonsai trees can be beautiful ornaments and eye turners that can easily catch the attention of anyone. The art of growing of growing bonsai has been going on for thousand and thousands of years now. though the minimalistic aura of bonsai trees are usually associated with the Japanese culture, growing bonsai actually originated in China. If you are leaning towards starting your new hobby of growing bonsai trees, here are some simple, step by step instructions on how to grow bonsai trees.