The Collection of Most Beautiful Bonsai Trees

Bonsai is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Originated in China then redeveloped under the influence of Japanese Zen Buddhism, the history of Bonsai can be date back over a thousand years. The purposes of bonsai are primarily contemplation (for the viewer) and the pleasant exercise of effort and ingenuity (for the grower). Although, it is a delicate and time-consuming process to take care of a bonsai, there are many benefits to have one at home: They look beautiful, and moreover the process of taking care of them encourage patience and dedication, help to relieve stress and purify the air. Although we can’t show you the rest of the benefits of having a bonsai at home, but you can at least show you how beautiful they can be.

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The deadwood on a Rocky Mountain juniper is rapidly becoming a highly prized feature of the species. “It was once thought to be an impossible subject for bonsai,” Neil says. (courtesy Bonsai Mirai)

The deadwood on a Rocky Mountain juniper is rapidly becoming a highly prized feature of the species. “It was once thought to be an impossible subject for bonsai,” Neil says. (courtesy Bonsai Mirai)

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