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