The creative art of bonsai

by Isabelle Samson

Publisher: Ward Lock in London

Written in English
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  • Bonsai.

Edition Notes

Translation of: Comment créer et entretenir vos bonsai.

StatementIsabelle & Rémy Samson.
ContributionsSamson, Rémy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB433.5 .S2513 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2243393M
ISBN 100706364481
LC Control Number89116218

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In the 13th century, the Japanese collected and potted wild trees that had been dwarfed by nature. These naturally formed miniatures were some of the first bonsai. A bonsai (pronounced “bones-eye”) is literally a “tree. Introduction to the Art of Bonsai.

The definition of the term "Bonsai" is a plant, usually a tree or shrub, that is grown in a container and made to look like a mature tree through the use of various training techniques.

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