Generally, bonsai is referring to a technique or method in training and miniaturize a kind of tree. In Japanese literally, bonsai have mean a tree that grow in a shallow pot.

In training bonsai, there are available many various bonsai styling technique that you must understand especially for beginners. Bonsai style is one of basic principles in learning bonsai because with various bonsai style, you could more familiarize with everything about bonsai like the bonsai tools, supply, and the meaning of the bonsai itself.

Here is some of the basic bonsai style:

1. Formal Upright

2. Informal Upright

3. Slanting

4. Cascade Bonsai Style

5. Semi-Cascades

There are many species that work well with this bonsai style except the species with strong upright.