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A to Z of Bonsai Terms

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Aberkenfig & District Bonsai Club

 - (Club or Group)  
Entry for Bonsai Aberkenfig & District Bonsai Club Club or Group  Update this bonsai term Aberkenfig & District Bonsai Club Club or Group
aberkenfig.jpg image Aberkenfig & District BONSAI>BONSAI Club -
Aberkenfig & District Bonsai Club (South Wales)
Aberkenfig
Name:

Gary Duckenfield (Secretary)

email:

duckenfieldg@aol.com

Tel No:

07803 570444



Abscission

 - (Other)  
Entry for Bonsai Abscission Other   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Abscission Other
Bonsai_Crab_Apple_01.jpg image ABSCISSION - The shedding of LEAVES, FRUIT, flower or seed from parts of a tree.

Abscission normally occurs in DECIDUOUS TREEs in the autumn. Some trees also abscise limbs as part of the reproduction process e.g. Willow. Fruits may be abscised from trees to benefit the remaining fruits allowing them to come to maturity.


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Acaricide

 - (Treatments)  
Entry for Bonsai Acaricide Treatments   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Acaricide Treatments

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ACARICIDE - Are pesticides that kill members of the arachnid subclass Acari, which includes ticks and mites.



Accent pot

 - (Pot)  
Entry for Bonsai Accent pot Pot   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Accent pot Pot
accent_pot.jpg image ACCENT POT - Miniature pot designed to accommodate an accent plant and enhance the overall image of the tree.


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Thanks to - Dan Barton for use of the image

Accrington & District Bonsai Society

 - (Club or Group)  
Entry for Bonsai Accrington & District Bonsai Society Club or Group   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Accrington & District Bonsai Society Club or Group
oswaldwistle_02.jpg image Accrington & District BONSAI>BONSAI Society - ACCRINGTON, LANCASHIRE

Venue: Hippings Vale Community Centre, Oswaldtwistle, Lancs

Day: First Tuesday of the month 7.30pm

Web Site: www.accringtonbonsai.co.uk/

Contact -

Name: Ray Couldwell 

email: contact.us@accringtonbonsai.co.uk

Tel No: 01254 383654



Acer (Genus)

 - (Tree Type (Outdoors))  
Entry for Bonsai Acer (Genus) Tree Type (Outdoors)   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Acer (Genus) Tree Type (Outdoors)
Bonsai_Shohin_Acer_Palmatum_10.jpg image ACER (GENUS) - The genus of trees and shrubs commonly known as Maple, from the Latin word ācer meaning sharp. There are approximately 128 different SPECIES.

There are thousands of different varieties/CULTIVARs worldwide. Acers are popular deciduous specimens for BONSAI>BONSAI being very "showy" trees both in the spring and autumn. The most popular are the red varieties of the Palmatum species, Deshojo being one that is widely available.

See seperate entries for the most popular bonsai species:
ACER BUERGERIANUM (TRIDENT MAPLE),
ACER CAMPESTRE (FIELD MAPLE),
ACER PLATANOIDES (NORWAY MAPLE),
ACER PALMATUM also known as MAPLE - JAPANESE (ACER PALMATUM).


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Thanks to - Kenny Middleton for use of the image

Acer Buergerianum (Trident Maple)

 - (Tree Type (Outdoors))  
Entry for Bonsai Acer Buergerianum (Trident Maple) Tree Type (Outdoors)  Update this bonsai term Acer Buergerianum (Trident Maple) Tree Type (Outdoors)
bonsai trident maple 03.jpg image ACER BUERGERIANUM (TRIDENT MAPLE) -  

See MAPLE - TRIDENT (ACER BUERGERIANUM/ACER TRFIDUM).  


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Acer Campestre (Field Maple)

 - (Tree Type (Outdoors))  
Entry for Bonsai Acer Campestre (Field Maple) Tree Type (Outdoors)   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Acer Campestre (Field Maple) Tree Type (Outdoors)
Bonsai_Acer_Campestre_20151.jpg image ACER CAMPESTRE (FIELD MAPLE) -  

See MAPLE - FIELD (ACER CAMPESTRE)


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Acer Palmatum

 - (Tree Type (Outdoors))  
Entry for Bonsai Acer Palmatum Tree Type (Outdoors)   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Acer Palmatum Tree Type (Outdoors)
bonsai_acer_Palmatum.jpg image ACER PALMATUM - Also known as -  MAPLE - JAPANESE (ACER PALMATUM).

This category covers a wide range of CULTIVARs including : Deshojo, Chisio, Ukon, Dissectum Atropurpurium and many others. originating from Japan they exhibit a wide range of leaf and BARK colourings.

STYLE : Upright tree suitable for most styles except literati.

WARNING : Prefers dappled shade. Needs protection from scorching by exposure to the hotTEST summer sun. Susceptible to APHIDS and SCALE INSECT.


Bonsai Videos  Bonsai_Acer Palmatum Tree Type (Outdoors) Bonsai More  Bonsai_Acer Palmatum Tree Type (Outdoors) Bonsai More
Thanks to - Jeff Banning for use of the image

Acer Platanoides (Norway Maple)

 - (Tree Type (Outdoors))  
Entry for Bonsai Acer Platanoides (Norway Maple) Tree Type (Outdoors)   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Acer Platanoides (Norway Maple) Tree Type (Outdoors)
Acer-Platenoides.jpg image ACER PLATANOIDES (NORWAY MAPLE) - See MAPLE - NORWAY (ACER PLATANOIDES)


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Thanks to - Wikipedia for use of the image

Acicular (leaf)

 - (Tree Parts)  
Entry for Bonsai Acicular (leaf) Tree Parts   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Acicular (leaf) Tree Parts
Bonsai-Leaf-Shape.gif image ACICULAR (LEAF) - NEEDLE SHAPEd leaf - e.g. as seen on pine trees


Thanks to - Wikipedia for use of the image

Acuminate (leaf)

 - (Tree Parts)  
Entry for Bonsai Acuminate (leaf) Tree Parts   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Acuminate (leaf) Tree Parts
Bonsai-Leaf-Shape.gif image ACUMINATE (LEAF) - TAPERing to a long point.  The emphasis here is on "long" as a leaf tapering to a short point is termed "Aristate".


Thanks to - Wikipedia for use of the image

Adam's Bonsai

 - (Dealer)  
Entry for Bonsai Adam's Bonsai Dealer   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Adam's Bonsai Dealer
bonsai_adams_bonsai_01.jpg image Adam's BONSAI>BONSAI -

Specialist suppliers of indoor & outdoor Bonsai Trees, tools, pots, wires & accessories. All our goods are expertly packaged & insured against damage.

All our items are available to buy, collect or view at -
ALL THINGS BONSAI,
Godfreys Garden Centre,
Hardwick Lane,
Sheffield,
S26 2BE

Open every weekend and other times by appointment.

Contact Adam

Tel: 07903 406 373


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Adelgid

 - (Pests and Diseases)  
Entry for Bonsai Adelgid Pests and Diseases   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Adelgid Pests and Diseases
Balsam_woolly_adelgid.gif image ADELGID - Tiny aphid-like insects attack conifers and can seriously affect young tree producing tufts of white wool on the LEAVES.

Spraying twice with MALATHION 2-3 weeks apart is best treatment for serious infestation.


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Aesculus Hippocastanum

 - (Tree Type (Outdoors))  
Entry for Bonsai Aesculus Hippocastanum Tree Type (Outdoors)   WWW Link  Update this bonsai term Aesculus Hippocastanum Tree Type (Outdoors)
Horse Chestnut -Aesculus Hippocastanum.jpg image AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM - See "HORSE CHESTNUT".


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Aka Matsu School of Bonsai

 - (Club or Group)  
Entry for Bonsai Aka Matsu School of Bonsai Club or Group  Update this bonsai term Aka Matsu School of Bonsai Club or Group
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