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

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Kirikomi

Kirikomi

This is to sever a branch or cut it short. It is one of the ways to shape a tree...

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Kyokuzuke

Kyokuzuke

This refers to wiring a trunk or branch for bending to create elegance. It is al...

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Giseishi

Giseishi

This is a sacrificial branch, due to become useless in the future in terms of th...

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Kikieda

Kikieda

The focal point of a tree, also called the point or accentuated branch. It refer...

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Kanreisha

Kanreisha

This refers to a shade cloth for protection against sunshine. It is a large and ...

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Kansui

Kansui

Sprinkling of water. It is necessary to give water to bonsai trees in order for ...

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Kanjohakuhi

Kanjohakuhi

This means air-layering in a process of developing roots by peeling bark off a t...

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Kawarigi

Kawarigi

An eccentric tree in Japanese, it is a very difficult tree (trunk) that does not...

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