Bonsai Bible: The definitive guide to choosing and growing bonsai

Author(s): Peter Chan


The Japanese and Chinese have been creating bonsai trees for centuries and it is now an internationally popular pastime. This compact and stylish guide will provide everything you need to know to grow bonsai successfully, including shaping with wires, watering, seasonal maintenance, tackling common ailments, choosing the right container, feeding and repotting. A directory of over 90 of the most popular species, illustrated with beautiful photographs, will enable you to find the tree that is right for you.


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A compact guide to everything bonsai in the internationally best-selling Octopus Bible format.

Peter Chan founded Herons Bonsai, the UK's premier bonsai nursery, in 1986. He has achieved a record tally of 21 Chelsea Gold Medals to date and is the author of six bestselling books on bonsai. Over the years he has been featured in numerous television programmes on bonsai.

General Fields

  • : 9781845339081
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Mitchell Beazley
  • : August 2014
  • : 169mm X 144mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2014
  • : December 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Chan
  • : Paperback
  • : 1114
  • : 635.9772
  • : 320
  • : 300 photographs