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Uke eda

 - (Tree Parts)  
Entry for Bonsai Uke eda Tree Parts  Update this bonsai term Uke eda Tree Parts
bonsai_uke_eda.jpg image EDA>EDA>UKE EDA - Counterweight to the primary branch (SACHI EDA) positioned on the opposite side of the tree to give the design balance.

Umbellate flowers

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Entry for Bonsai Umbellate flowers Tree Parts   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Umbellate flowers Tree Parts
bonsai_umbellate_flower_01.jpg image FLOWERS>UMBELLATE FLOWERS - Characteristic of umbelliferous plants, in which the flowers arise from the saME point in the main stem and have stalks of the same length, to give a cluster with the youngest flowers at the centre
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Ume (Japanese Plum)

 - (Tree Type (Outdoors))  
Entry for Bonsai Ume (Japanese Plum) Tree Type (Outdoors)   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Ume (Japanese Plum) Tree Type (Outdoors)
bonsai_japanese_plum_01.jpg image ME(JAPANESEPLUM)>UME (JAPANESE PLUM) - Ume is an Asian tree SPECIES classified as GENUS Prunus. Its common names include Chinese plum and Japanese apricot. It is a DECIDUOUSTREE>DECIDUOUS TREE with oval, TAPER pointed, mid-green LEAVES producing blossom, FRUITs and large blooms of fragrant FLOWERS on bare winter branches.

STYLE : suited to every style, except formal upright and broom.

WARNING : Do not allow soil to dry out while in BUD>BUD, otherwise buds will drop. Protect from frost to avoid DIE-BACK or flower damage. Picture courtesy of British BONSAI>BONSAI>BONSAI.

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Entry for Bonsai Underplanting Procedure  Update this bonsai term Underplanting Procedure

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UNDERPLANTING - Growing of low growing, small plants underneath BONSAI>BONSAI>BONSAI speciMEns.

Unifoliate (leaf)

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Entry for Bonsai Unifoliate (leaf) Tree Parts   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Unifoliate (leaf) Tree Parts
Bonsai-Leaf-Shape.gif image UNIFOLIATE (LEAF) - Having a single leaf.

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Uro (hollow)

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bonsai_uro_02.jpg image URO (HOLLOW) - This is a small hollow in the trunk of DECIDUOUSTREE>DECIDUOUS TREEs created to mimic the effect when, in nature, a branch is lost leaving an indentation where the branch used to be.

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Ushiro eda

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EDA>EDA>USHIRO EDA - Japanese term for the back branch of a BONSAI>BONSAI>BONSAI placed to give perspective to the image.

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Ishizuke, Ishitsuki, Ishitzuki
Rock garden style characterised by entire tree planted on a rock but with no soil in the pot. Water or sand ofetn in the base of the pot.

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