The origins and development of bonsai are traced, and the underlying principles of this fascinating art clearly explained. The classic styles are listed and illustrated, together with full descriptions of how they were derived. The types of containers are detailed, as well as the importance of their use for different trees or styles.
There is comprehensive information on how to create a bonsai from a seedling, cutting, or garden center plant. Maintenance and propagation sections tell how to keep your bonsai beautiful and healthy.
A photographic catalogue of bonsai trees and shrubs lies at the heart of the book, providing the cultivation and styling details of over 100 different species. The Complete Book of Bonsai reveals every aspect of the art, with inspirational ideas and practical advice at every turn.Publishing Details
Hardcover: 224 pages
Abbeville Press; First Edition (March 1, 1991)
Dimensions: 28.4 x 2.1 x 23.8 cm
Shipping Weight: 1.16 kg