Bonsai Trunk
The Bonsai Trunk PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bonsai King   
Monday, 30 June 2008 12:26

The Bonsai trunk is the most important part of a bonsai. It is the body of the tree. This is the first part that catches the eye of a viewer. It is essential in bonsai, to have a large tapering trunk. In my experience all trunks have a potential, it is only time and the skill of the artist that dictates the outcome. In the next topics I will discuss the following:

  • What to do with a thin bonsai trunk?
  • How to make your trunk taper?
  • Why taper?
  • Why should the trunk lean forward?
  • Why the trunk dictates what style you can create?

 

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