Bonsai 盆栽 (mini tree-cultivation)
“Bonsai” is the Japanese art of growing miniature potted trees.
In Japan, “bonsai” is one of the famous hobby for elderly person.
It was spreaded from Chinese “Bonkei” which express the nature using soil and sand, a stone, moss and the trees and plants.
Picture: “Bonkei” born in China
How to enjoy “bonsai” is grow the trees to the shape which you want, by pruning of branches, stems and roots as well as wiring and controlled nutrition.
In order to put the shape into practice requires exceptional care and labor.