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

May 2009

Kanumatsuchi

Kanumatsuchi

This is a kind of soil for bonsai, which is a very light and porous rock of volc...

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Katamaru

Meaning hardening a tree, katamaru refers to new buds and new leaves growing to ...

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Katane

This refers to roots found only on one side of a trunk. Their appearance does no...

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Kataeda

This represents the concentration of branches of a trunk on one side while branc...

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Oikomi

A method of trimming that is aimed at cutting back close to a bud in futokoro ro...

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Edabone

This means the framework of a branch on a tree and the way the branch's core flo...

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Edafuse

This refers to a branch facing upward that is turned to a horizontal or face-dow...

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Edanuki

The removal of unwanted branches, edanuki is not intended to pull off twigs but ...

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