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Tuesday, 08 December 2009 17:23


Tachiagari is a Japanese term for the lower portion of the trunk.

tap root

Tap root is main downward growing root of a tree, it helps the tree to anchor firmly in the ground.


Tokonoma is an area where individual bonsai are displayed, consisting of three elements, the bonsai tree (man), a scroll (heaven) and an accessory (earth).


Transpiration is the he natural process of water loss from the surfaces of leaves and plant stems. Water is evaporated as a by product as the tree uses its stored carbohydrates for growth and metobolism,.

tufa rock

Tufa rock is a  type of soft limestone rock, easily carved and ideal for rock plantings.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2009 19:09