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

April 2009

Moyogi

A tree shape. It refers to a bonsai tree whose trunks draw curves in patter...

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Kabudachi

Multiple trunks. Trees with two or more trunks from its foot are collective...

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Netsuranari

A tree form. It refers to a tree whose trunks extend from a single root in a gro...

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Hokidachi

Broom style. It refers to a tree that grows upright from its root, extends branc...

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Ishitsuki

Ishitsuki

Literally, clinging to a rock. The ''ishitsuki'' style makes tree roots cling to...

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Chohobachi

Literally, rectangular pot. It refers to a pot in a rectangular shape as viewed ...

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Seihobachi

Literally, square-shaped pot. It refers to a pot in a square shape as viewed fro...

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Kobanbachi (or Daenbachi)

A bonsai pot of an oval or elliptical shape. Containers of this shape are best u...

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