In the previous section (Bonsai tree propagation) we investigated the basic techniques to grow and cultivate trees used for Bonsai purposes. Now let's look into a few more advanced topics.

Grow trees from seed

Topics included in this section are air-layering (forcing a tree or branch to form new roots) and grafting (“melding” a stump (the root system) and a graft (the upper portion of the trunk) together.). Let's get started.

In Japanese: “Toriki” - A slightly more advanced technique to propagate Bonsai is air-layering.

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In Japanese: “Tsugiki” - By grafting you fuse a graft (a shoot, branch or root) to a tree (also called the stump or rootstock).

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