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Fake Bonsai Trees & Plants: History, Use & Types For Sale

Bonsai plants are widely known throughout the world to be relaxing and serene. Throughout this article, you will learn more about the Bonsai and the different types and species of the plant. Geography, uses, and types of Artificial Bonsai will also be highlighted.


It is thought that the practice of making Bonsais is to obtain a greater understanding and being with nature. To make a Bonsai, you don’t necessarily need any specific kind of tree seed to start out with. It can be created from any perennial woody-stemmed tree or shrub that produces branches. To keep the Bonsai tree small, it is pruned several times a year to limit growth. Bonsais are kept in very small pots to restrict the pot environment, and also depends on other techniques like repotting, defoliation and grafting to produce small trees that are meant to mimic the shape of the adult, mature trees of the same seed. A typical Bonsai container is about 25 centimeters at most. The largest Bonsai tree rarely exceeds 1 meter, and most other specimens are much smaller.

To keep your Bonsai small and also healthy, here are a few tips:

1. Watering should be on a regular schedule, and the soil should be kept the way that particular plant species likes it.
2. Repotting should be dependent on the age of the tree and occur at regular intervals.
3. Location is huge for Bonsai plants. Most typical bonsais cannot survive indoors.
4. The soil for growing a Bonsai should be a loose, fast-draining mix of several components, and it should be specialized for each different Bonsai.

With proper care, a Bonsai can live for hundreds of years and are passed from generation to generation. To look like a Bonsai, it should not be duplicated to look like a tree in nature instead it should reflect the artist’s vision. In all cases, the plant has to look natural and cannot show the intervention of human hands. Ultimately, creating a Bonsai plant takes time, endurance, and patience. To make a hobby out of it, it is something to gain enjoyment out of and the rules don’t have to be as strict.


The art form originated in Japan. It is thought that the tradition dates back to over a thousand years. Varieties of Pine, Azalea, Bamboo, and Japanese Ficus trees are used most often. Nowadays, similar practices exist in many other cultures. In China, the tradition of penjing is practiced, and Vietnam has its own miniature living landscapes.


The purpose of growing a Bonsai tree is for pleasing effects. Unlike most plants or trees that are grown, usually for their food, medicine, or garden uses, Bonsais are primarily used for the viewer’s thoughts and for the grower’s exercise of effort. The grower focuses on using a regular sized seed of a tree and growing a miniature version of it for long-term cultivation.

Types of Artificial Bonsai:

The most distinguishing characteristic of a Bonsai plant is it’s an exotic trunk. You might be wondering how to make artificial Bonsai plants and trees. Our answer to that is using top of the line handcrafted natural materials. Varieties include Juniper, Chinese Elm, Japanese, Maple, Ficus, and Azalea. Our extensive line of Bonsai plants can also be custom made to fit your style.

Each Bonsai tree has a unique shape and foliage. Our most popular Bonsai forms include: artificial Acacia Bonsai which is 6′ high and crafted in an informal style and has the largest branches on the bottom while getting smaller towards the top; our Podocarpus silk Bonsai tree which is a multi stem Bonsai with clusters of delicate foliage; and our hand crafted Ming Aralia fake Bonsai that is made with premium grade artificial foliage.