GLOSSARY A collection of bonsai-related technical terms. Search terms to find out their pronunciations and meanings.

The glossary offers easy-to-understand explanations of technical terms involving bonsai. Terms can be searched by keywords and categories.

Sabamiki

Sabamiki

Represents part or most of a trunk that has been damaged or split by nature afte...

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Sashiki

Sashiki

Growing from cuttings. This is the method used to put part of a plant -- for exa...

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Sashieda

Sashieda

A directional branch, or show branch, that acts as the focal point of a tree. In...

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Saku

Saku

Refers to virtually completing the process of composing a tree as a result of cu...

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Za

Za

The foundation or base of a tree and one of the accomplishments of nebari, a ter...

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Gorotsuchi

Gorotsuchi

Coarse soil used at the bottom of the pot for good drainage. Soil for bonsai and...

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Koshimizu

Koshimizu

The method whereby a bonsai pot is dipped into a water-filled basin to allow it ...

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Koshidaka

Koshidaka

A tree with a high waist is called koshidaka. It also refers to the distance bet...

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