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CLASSICAL BONSAI ART

CLASSICAL BONSAI ART

CLASSICAL BONSAI ART
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SOON TO BE OUT OF PRINT!

Classical Bonsai Art: 
A Half Century of Bonsai Study - The Creations & Passion of William N. Valavanis


9 x 12” Hardcover

256 Pages of Growing & Training Tips 
June 6, 2013 Release Date

Photos With Instructive Descriptions For:
Drastic Pruning of Maple & Deciduous Bonsai
Improving Design by Inarch Branch Grafting
Improving Deciduous Surface Roots
Bud Pinching Used to Limit Growth & Reduce Foliage Size
Bending & Moving Heavy Trunks & Branches
Juniper Approach Grafting
and more

Additional Information Presented On:
Selecting Containers for Bonsai
Plant Profiles
The Origin of Dwarf Cultivars
The Matsudaira Bonsai Collection

For 50 years graduate horticulturist and international bonsai educator, Wm. N. Valavanis, has studied and perfected his bonsai techniques which are clearly explained in this book. He gives guidelines for creating deciduous, narrow leaf evergreen and flowering & fruiting bonsai. Shohin bonsai are depicted and explained in detail. Using his knowledge and techniques he demonstrates through photos, the creation of 100 classic bonsai.
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