The UKBA Glossary of Bonsai Terms - F

Subject

 

Chinese

Kanji

 

Image

 

Explanation

Fastigiate

 

 

 

 

 

with branches erect and close together

Feathered

 

 

 

 

 

with the main stem retaining side branches (as opposed to a clear stem)

Field-grown

 

 

 

 

 

having been established and grown in the open and not grown in a container

Five trunk style

 

 

 

 

 

see Gokan

Flower

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forest Style

 

 

 

 

 

see Yose-ue

Formal Upright Style

 

 

 

 

 

see Chokkan

Fruit

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fukinagashi

 

吹き流し

 

 

 

Windswept style - You should imagine this as a tree through which wind is blowing at that very moment. The main branches stay in position; only the thin branches and leaves position themselves according to the direction of the wind.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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