Growing Bonsai trees is a hobby practised by many people around the world. Not surprisingly, the most impressive trees are to be found in collections of famous Japanese masters.
Bonsai is the art of growing dwarf trees and shrubs from seedlings or rooted cuttings. It requires careful training, pruning and container restriction – the latter giving bonsai its name as it translates as ‘tray cultivation’. This is a fun and beautiful way of cultivating plants on a miniature scale.