Growing Classic Bonsai
From basic materials to seasonal displays, from viewing position to flowering and fruiting, and from pinching back to repotting and pruning, find out what it takes to maintain and display your bonsai. Learn the different methods of styling the tree; get guidelines for trunk diameter; and choose the proper pots to show off your masterpiece. Entries include over 40 species, from the delicate silver birch to the sweet-scented flowering crab apple, and full-color examples of some of the most beautiful bonsai ever produced. 128 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 11.
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