Azalea Bonsai

Azalea Bonsai

Learn how to take care of your Azalea Bonsai tree. For more info, see: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/tree-species/azalea The Rhododendron genus contains about 1000 species, of which especially the Satsuki (Rhododendron indicum) and Kurume azalea (Rhododendron kiusianum) are commonly used for Bonsai. The…

Chinese Elm Bonsai

Chinese Elm Bonsai

New version at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F5OTG7jHoc Learn how to take care of your Chinese Elm Bonsai tree. For more info, see: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/tree-species/chinese-elm The Ulmus Parvifolia (Chinese Elm Bonsai) has a very fine network of twigs and branches, making it perfect for Bonsai…

Japanese Maple Bonsai

Japanese Maple Bonsai

New video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo0KfWAJVLk Learn how to take care of your Japanese Maple Bonsai tree. For more info, see: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/tree-species/maple Originally from China and Japan, the Acer Palmatum (Maple bonsai) is one of the most popular Bonsai species. It has…

Juniper Bonsai

Juniper Bonsai

New video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LTYjCFNuCA Learn how to take care of your Juniper Bonsai tree. For more info, see: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/tree-species/juniper The juniper bonsai is a genus of about 50 – 70 species within the cypress family. They are evergreen coniferous trees…

Bonsai seeds

Bonsai seeds

Learn how to grow Bonsai from tree seeds with this movie. For more, see: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/basics/cultivation/from-seeds Growing Bonsai from Bonsai seeds can be very rewarding and gives you full control from the earliest stage possible. Although it takes a long time…

Bonsai soil

Bonsai soil

New version at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOWgpNsxJXU Using the right bonsai soil is very important. Fore more info, see: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/basics/bonsai-care/bonsai-soil The most important components for any bonsai soil mix are akadama, pumice, organic potting compost and fine gravel (grit). Make sure to read…

Bonsai tools

Bonsai tools

This movie explains the most important Bonsai tools. For more, see: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/basics/general/tools Proper equipment is very important for the training and care of bonsai trees. You must be able to execute accurate cuts on the trees, with a special profile…

Bonsai pots

Bonsai pots

Learn how to select the right Bonsai pot for your tree with this movie. For more, see: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/basics/bonsai-care/choosing-pots The importance of selecting the right pot to plant your Bonsai in is often underestimated. The pot (as well additions like grasses,…

Bonsai trees for sale

Bonsai trees for sale

New version at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xs2KUtRsmUk Watch this movie to learn how and where to buy a bonsai tree. For a list of shops see: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/blog/bonsai-trees-for-sale Most large garden centers have low-priced Bonsai trees for sale, although these are usually not of…

What is Bonsai?

What is Bonsai?

This movie explains the bonsai tree meaning, definition and history. For more info, see: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/origin/what-is-bonsai The word “Bon-sai” (often misspelled as bonzai or banzai) is a Japanese term which, literally translated, means “planted in a container”. This art form is…