Bonsai Today

Online magazine for Bonsai lovers

September 21, 2023

The apex

Our scrutiny of the essential rules of bonsai concludes by taking a look at the apex, or summit (Atama). It is also one of the significant points of the tree.

The branches

In a bonsai the two most significant areas are the roots and the trunk. But what about the branches, or eda as they called in Japanese?