Bonsai art, and Ginseng Bonsai implicitly, is representative for the Japanese people’s way of thinking and their view about the world. It is not only a horticultural practice, but it also inspires harmony, equability and simplicity.
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Bonsai: is the Japanese word for 'tree in pot'. A miniature version of a full size tree.
Bonsai trees are an intricate part of Feng Shui since it is highly recommended to place a living creature in your Feng Shui friendly environment. Plants are considered wonderful for increasing the flow of QI, however, bonsai trees are absolutely superior, compared to other possible alternatives.
☘ Any Tree Species can be a Bonsai.
☘ Bonsai Trees can Produce Fruit.
☘ Smallest Bonsai tree in the world will fit in the palm of your hand.
☘ Most expensive Bonsai tree was sold for $1.3 million.
☘ Bonsai cultivation dates back to more than 1,000- years ago!
☘ In Bonsai, Appearing Old is More Beautiful Than Looking Young.
☘ For a Bonsai to be considered “Perfect”, it should have a kind of similarity in its original state in form, size and appearance.
☘ In Japan, until a few years ago, for a family to be considered of “Noble Descent”, they should have at least one Bonsai that is over 300 years old.
☘ There's a Bonsai tree that Survived Hiroshima.
☘ Seven of fine prized Bonsai tree were stolen from a Japanese couple's house in 2019. One of the trees was a very rare type, a 400 year old Shimpaku Juniper, reportedly worth more than $90,000.
☘ Bonsai Competitions are Held Annually, and the World Bonsai Day in May.
☘ Largest displayed collection of Bonsai trees is made up by 2,649 trees.
☘ Zen Buddhism is in the very foundation of Bonsai.
☘ Bonsai was born from the Chinese art of Pun-Tsai.