Challenging the Bonsai A to Z entry for Feathering.
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.
A process by which young saplings are allowed to retain their lower branches for a few years in order to thicken and strengthen the trunk. These branches are then removed in stages first cutting back the lowest in half, then in the following year removing them completely and cutting back the next lowest by half. This process is repeated until the clean trunk reaches the required height and girth.
There are 2033 entries in the A to Z and the
pages have been viewed 6770472 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.