We may not get it right all of the time, entries are added from all over the world and the
meaning of the text may be slightly blurred for some of our users. If you would like to add to, clarify or change an entry then just let us
know by typing your amendments in the box, we will check it out and update the entry where necessary. Thanks a lot, we really appreciate
everyones help in keeping the A to Z of Bonsai accurate and up to date.
The first function of roots is structural : to anchor the tree in the ground.
The second function is to gather moisture, together with water borne nutrients and minerals from the soil, through fine feeder roots covered in root hairs.
The third function of the roots is the winter storage of sugars in the thicker, woody roots. As the soil warms in spring the sugars are released to provide energy for new root and foliage growth.
There are 818 entries in the A to Z and the
pages have been viewed 4364102 times. Help us to increase the number of relevant bonsai terms included in this A to Z of Bonsai Terms. We include
manufacturers and dealers in the dictionary, if you are one or know of one not mentioned then just click the
link above and add an entry. If you have a favourite bonsai tree not mentioned just add an entry. We are trying to create a unique single
free source for all bonsai terms and hope to capture worldwide bonsai terms for bonsai trees, bonsai clubs associations and national collections
and the A to Z is free marketing for bonsai businesses and bonsai clubs.