12 Rules to Bonsai Branch Selection, Be the Creator

Hello! This is Samar … welcomes you to Be The CREATOR channel In this video I’m going to share…. 12 rules to Bonsai branch selection i.e. …when we make bonsai … which branch should we grow and … which branch should we prune I’m sharing this video tutorial on request of some of my … bonsai lover friends For all beginner… bosai lovers … it’ll be very useful video tutorial For easy presentation I’ve … made this illustration Look at the tree … First let your tree grow well… for at least 2 to 3 years , then … you think about branch selection Before branch selection … choose the front of your tree After that select the bonsai branches If the branch structures are not properly visible to you Then defoliate it first Now all the branches …

And their layout will be visible to you Roule No. 1 Branches growing from the ground level… are to be pruned Because … They are not bonsai suitable branches Rule No. 2 Branches directly pointing towards you… remove them. These are called Eye poker branch It covers the bonsai apex …. it should not be Rule No. 3 Branches growing from the similar height … of the trunk line…

Towards opposite direction You can grow any one of them You have to decide which branch is … more authentic …. to grow and prune the other Look at this branch …. has grown from inside of the curve…. should be pruned Branch growing like this … deteriorates the beauty of a bonsai Rule No. 4 There should not be any parallel branches on bonsai Adjacent two branches … growing towards same direction … then they are not bonsai suitable at all Keep any one of them Here you have to decide, which one to be pruned and …

Which is to be grown Between tow branches shown in the picture, this one … is more suitable… so we have to prune this branch Rule No. 5 Branches growing from almost same point must not be thre You have to prune one of them Rule No. 6 Any branch … growing vigorously compare to other branches… Prune it Branch like this can damage your bonsai Due to this, growth of other branches can be stopped Dieback is also possible Rule No. 7 Any sub branch … from any branch …. growing towards opposite direction, prune it Rule No. 8 Any branch that is growing straight downwards …

Prune it Rule No. 9 Which is growing straight upwards Prune it too Rule No. 10 The leader of the tree i.e. the tip of the main trunk line or apex… has to be pruned By this the growth of the tree will be controlled Otherwise the whole energy will be spent to grow the apex Rest of the branches which are growing in bottom … will dieback eventually Rule No. 11 Grow the secondary branches grown from the primary branch And prune the tip of the primary branches Rule No. 12 Up to one third of the total height No branch should be there Here this branch is to be pruned too In result the trunk line will be well visible And will be look like a matured tree Hope, the 12 rules of bonsai branch selection I shared, … you understand Still if you have any doubts or question then please ask me in the comment section bellow Now watch the branch selection of a Shimpaku Gold Juniper If you want to learn the authentic way to make bonsai …

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