Bonsai plants and trees are grown in containers and they look prettier than grown in wild. The art is derived from ancient Chinese horticulture practice. Growing bonsai are considered as an important part of Japanese culture and artistic tradition.
Many people started growing bonsai , just as a part of the hobby. All sorts of trees and shrubs can be grown as bonsai and some popular varieties include pine, maples, cherry, plum and fruit bearing trees. The trees grow three feet and you must allow the tree to express its individuality freely. The shallow container used to grow these trees are mostly fired earthenware crafted by professionals in China and Japan.