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 A To Z Entry For Bonsai Weeping (Tree Style)


 Weeping - (Tree Style)

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bonsai_weeping_style_01.jpg image WEEPING -

Japanese term : SHIDARI or ZUKURI.

Similar to style in nature of the weeping willow.

Bottom branches should be bigger than the top, as in other styles, and will weep less than top branches.

SHOOTS should be trained early to produce the "fishing pole" curve effect. In this case the curve can be achieved using weights as opposed to wire.

The example shown here is courtesy of British BONSAI>BONSAI>BONSAI.

Thanks to - British Bonsai for use of the image

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