Deadwood Bonsai Techniques
Bonsai is a Japanese art using miniature trees grown in containers, similar in some ways to the Chinese art of penjing and the Vietnamese art of hòn non bộ. The Japanese tradition of bonsai cultivation contains many specialized terms and techniques for creating bonsai and enhancing the illusion of age and the portrayal of austerity that marks a successful bonsai. Some of these methods are the deadwood techniques, which create, shape, and preserve dead wood on a living bonsai. Similar methods may exist in other traditions, but this article deals with the traditional deadwood terminology and techniques used in the Japanese practice of bonsai.
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