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.

Shakan

Meaning a slanting stem, it is one of the forms of a bonsai tree with its trunk ...

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Shimekomu

It is a process of ramification and refers to tightening the form of trees in or...

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Shitaeda

It refers to a single or group of lower branches coming out of a place near the ...

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Jidai

Jidai means age in Japanese and refers to a bonsai tree's condition after having...

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Miyama kaido

Binomial name: Malus sieboldii
Family: Rosaceae
Japanese name:...

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Karin

Binomial name: Chaenomeles sinensis
Family: Rosaceae
Japanese ...

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Royagaki

Binomial name: Diospyros rhombifolia
Family: Ebenaceae
Japanes...

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Pirakansa (Tokiwakanzashi, Piracantha)

Binomial name: Piracantha
Family: Rosaceae
Japanese name: Pira...

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