Download Bonsai Cascade Style
Gif. The cascade style of bonsai represents a natural tree growing down the face of an embankment. Bonsai created in the cascade style should resemble trees growing on steep slopes in mountainous areas, ravines, or drainage areas.
These cascade bonsai are customizable and available in all plant varieties. The front of a cascade is located about 45 degrees to the left or to the right of the trunk where it passes over the lip of the container. Cascades are slab built or wheel thrown, can be made in the variety of clay bodies.
Each style has rules to be shaped.
Similar practices exist in other cultures, including the chinese tradition of penjing from which the art originated, and the miniature living landscapes of vietnamese hòn non bộ, but this article describes the japanese tradition. .range from shohin scale, 3 to 5 to larger pots 20 or more in depth. The cascade style of bonsai represents a natural tree growing down the face of an embankment. Style examples of cascade shaped bonsai pots.