If you’ve always wondered how artificial Bonsai trees were made, then check out this interesting “How it’s Made” segment. Video after the jump.

Shaping and dwarfing are accomplished through a few basic but precise techniques. The small size of the tree and the dwarfing of foliage are maintained through a consistent regimen of pruning of both the leaves and the roots. Various methods must be employed, as each species of tree exhibits different budding behavior

If you’ve always wondered how artificial Bonsai trees were made, then check out this interesting “How it’s Made” segment. Video after the jump.

Shaping and dwarfing are accomplished through a few basic but precise techniques. The small size of the tree and the dwarfing of foliage are maintained through a consistent regimen of pruning of both the leaves and the roots. Various methods must be employed, as each species of tree exhibits different budding behavior