Green Island fig does well under low light and humidity conditions. This cultivar in a Japanese container has small, thick dark green leaves that when pinched become very tiny. Photograph by Jonathan Singer
In ancient times bonsai were usually enjoyed by aristocrats, priests, and other high-ranking people. around the century, commoners began enjoying them, too. After Japan ended three centuries of isolation in 1868 and opened itself up to Western countr
The ancient Japanese art of Bonsai creates a miniature version of a fully grown tree through careful potting, pruning and training. Even if you're not zen enough to labour over your own Bonsai,. Called Shohin when under tall.