Bonsai is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. The word bonsai is usually used in English as an umbrella term for miniature trees in pots. Bonsai is not planted for production of food, for medicine, or for creating.
Japanese Red Pine from the collection of Nobuyuki Yanai, photo by Bjorn Bjorholm. Bjorn is doing a live Q&A video on Facebook this Saturday - send in your question here: https://www.facebook.com/events/665687343603101/ #bonsai