Developing
Deciduous
Bonsai

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LEVEL
Intermediate
TOTAL TIME
10 hour
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Learn about the development of Deciduous Bonsai in all price ranges and improve your collection!

Course introduction

The Developing Deciduous Bonsai course is centered exclusively on Deciduous and Broadleaf evergreen tree species. The teachers (Mauro Stemberger, Walter Pall and Harry Harrington) explain how goals, as well as techniques, should be approached differently in the main developmental stages of Deciduous Bonsai. They show masterpiece Bonsai being worked on, but our focus is mostly on trees in the lower price ranges.

Learn about setting the main branch structure of a tree, creating ramification, carving, deciduous apex design, yamadori collection, wiring, creating rock plantings and much more. The course consists of 26 lectures, with over 10 hours of video tutorials.

  • Learn about the developmental stages of Deciduous Bonsai
  • Master techniques like carving, wiring and apex design
  • Learn from world-renowned Bonsai teachers

Your instructors

Mauro Stemberger
Bonsai expert from Italy
Walter Pall
Bonsai expert from Germany
Harry Harrington
Bonsai expert from the United Kingdom

Class Curriculum

Introduction

1
2:11
Welcome

Pre-bonsai stage

2
32:05
Initial styling of a cherry
3
32:35
Carving and preparations
4
32:56
Finishing the carving
5
13:16
Advanced carving techniques
6
13:07
Field Elm initial styling
7
31:25
Oak styling and deadwood work
8
41:05
Defoliation and styling the tree

Development stage

9
22:31
Second styling of a Hornbeam
10
23:44
Developmental plan of a Prunus
11
26:54
Defoliation and branch selection

Refinement stage

12
24:57
Developing a more mature Prunus
13
21:12
Hedge pruning theory
14
12:20
Hedge pruning and defoliation
15
13:35
Structural pruning
16
27:11
Summer maintenance
17
27:51
Design principles and apex design

Techniques

18
20:57
Collecting Ethics and preparations
19
19:09
The successful aftercare
20
24:46
Wiring masterclass
21
13:26
Deciduous wiring case study
22
11:16
Substrate components and mixtures

Bonus content

23
34:57
Creating a rock Bonsai, selecting trees
24
30:30
Substrate and creating the composition
25
32:57
Connecting roots, the Pot and Aftercare

Course conclusion

26
1:03
Conclusion

The best techniques for developing Deciduous materials are shared by European Bonsai professionals.

Bonsai Art
Bonsai Art Magazine

Tthe online course is extremely useful, easy to follow, very well made and structured.

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Online Bonsai education has never been better.

Bonsai Clubs International
Bonsai Clubs International Magazine

A great addition to what’s available ... valuable to many bonsai enthusiasts out there.

Bonsai Eejit
Bonsai Eejit Blog

Learn about setting the main structure of a tree, create ramification, carving, apex, wiring and yamadori collection.

Bonsai Focus
Bonsai Focus Magazine

And if you're on a budget like so many of us, the price is right.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What will I get by taking this course?

The teachers explain the stages of developing Deciduous Bonsai, with a series of case-studies and technique lectures. Watch the free previews in the curriculum above to get a taste of the video lectures.

How will I be able to access the learning material?

After enrolling in the course, you will always have unlimited online access to all the lectures and to the learning materials, on any computer, tablet or mobile device you own. It is a completely self-paced online course. English subtitles are available on all lectures. We accept Credit cards and PayPal.

Are there any pre-requirements?

This course continues where the "Intermediate Bonsai Course" ended; we assume you have a solid understanding of Bonsai techniques and are ready for a deep-dive in Deciduous Bonsai development.

Can I purchase the course as gift?

Absolutely! We sell gift vouchers in a beautiful design, ready to print or forward to your friend or relative! Click here to purchase.

Enroll now US$ 64.99

Lifetime access to all 26 lectures