Bonsai Today

Online magazine for Bonsai lovers

September 20, 2023

The trunk

The second essential element in bonsai is the trunk, or Kokejun. A trunk should taper to the top and it also determines the movement of the tree.

The roots

Learn the rules of bonsai and they will always be retained to guide you in whatever task that you wish to perform. To help you understand we’re going to scrutinise a bonsai starting from the root base, moving up to the trunk, the branches and finally the top..