Indoor Bonsai

Indoor Bonsai

by Paul Lesniewicz


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In this book, bonsai expert Paul Lesniewicz looks at those species that can successfully be kept indoors all year round. There are sections on choosing a plant or growing it from seed, planting, general care, pests and diseases, shaping, wiring and pruning, and many other aspects, simply explained to help the gardener create his or her own individual work of art.

Previously President of the German Bonsai Club, Paul Lesniewicz founded the first bonsai centre in the German-speaking world. He has for many years been actively involved in the art of Chinese and Japanese bonsai culture. He is one of the very few Europeans to be recognized as an expert in the traditional homes of bonsai-Japan and China.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844039166
Publisher: Octopus Books
Publication date: 02/14/2017
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 750,376
Product dimensions: 4.70(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

What is Bonsai? 7

Indoor Bonsai adapted for the West 9

Optimum Conditions for Indoor Bonsai 11

Constant Care 22

List of Indoor Bonsai Species 32

Pests and Diseases 88

Repotting and Root Pruning 93

Shaping Indoor Bonsai 100

Special Features of Indoor Bonsai Arrangements 128

Creating Your Own Indoor Bonsai 152

Mini Indoor Bonsai 180

Hydroculture 183

Buying Indoor Bonsai 186

Tropical and Subtropical Plants suitable for Training as Indoor Bonsai 191

Appendix: Useful Addresses 200

Index of Plant Names 204

General Index 207

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Guest More than 1 year ago
If you have killed various types of trees the past, then i think this book will help you figure out which trees are more suited for an easy to grow indoor lifestyle. It is a bit of a rehash with alot of the information, but if you dont have any other books on care for bonsai then this one is also a good choice.