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

February 2009

Futokoro

Literally, the bosom. It refers to root parts of tree branches that are close to...

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Futeiga

Indefinite buds. The term refers to buds that come out from unexpected parts of ...

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Hibai

''Hibai'' refers to the artificial replenishment of nutrition, such as fertilize...

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Hikobae

''Hikobae'' means the coming out of a ''futeiga'' indefinite bud from under the ...

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Ban or Bankon

Rock-like roots. The term refers to superior roots on the topsoil after two or m...

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Hankengai

Semi-cascade. One of the bonsai styles and also one of the ''kengai'' cascade st...

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Hariganekane

Wiring. It refers to the work of wiring trunks and branches of a bonsai tree to ...

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Hayake

Burning of leaves. It refers to leaf tips running dry or leaves turning brownish...

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