Making a Boxwood Bonsai


Learn how to make a Buxus Bonsai (Boxwood). In this video we show you how to prune and wire a Buxus bonsai of about 8 years old.

Bonsai Empire is dedicated to share the living art of Bonsai – we created this video as a DIY tutorial to help and motivate beginners. The video is part of the online courses that we offer, for more free videos go to:
https://www.bonsaiempire.com/courses

Bonsai techniques explained:
– Pruning: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/basics/styling/pruning
– Tools: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/basics/general/tools
– Wiring: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/basics/styling/wiring
– Repotting: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/basics/bonsai-care/repotting
– Substrate: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/basics/bonsai-care/bonsai-soil
– Bonsai care: https://www.bonsaiempire.com/basics/bonsai-care

We like to thank:
Clingendael (Japanese garden), Bob van Ruitenbeek (Technical supervision and Bonsai expert) and Teunis Jan Klein.

Learn how to make a Bonsai tree with our online courses:
https://www.bonsaiempire.com/courses

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