The UKBA Glossary of Bonsai Terms - H
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Semi-cascade style - In nature, this tree grows on a rock face and, because of snow and wind, it first grows downwards and then upwards again. In Kengai the leaves grow lower than the pot. In Han-Kengai they don’t.
Hachi no ki
14th century, the term for dwarf potted trees was "the bowl's tree" which indicated the use of a fairly deep pot, rather than the shallow pot denoted by the eventual term bonsai.
able to thrive for the majority of the time in a given climate all the year round without special protection but not able to survive long periods of extreme (normally) cold
Broom style - Trees in this style have an upright trunk with branches and foliage radiating outwards in the shape of a Japanese fan or an umbrella.
Hòn Non Bộ