Shari Bonsai style (Sharimiki)
As time passes, some trees create bald or barkless areas on their trunks because of harsh climate situations. The bald portion normally starts in the location exactly where the roots emerge in the ground and grows increasingly thinner because it continues up the trunk. Intense sunlight will bleach these components, forming an incredibly characteristic portion on the tree. With Bonsai the bark is removed having a sharp knife and also the barkless spot is treated with calcium sulfate to be able to speed up the bleaching procedure. Click right here for an image of all Bonsai types.

Benefits of Sharimiki


Are that it's not typical to view. This enables us to not be tempted to make an image that we generally generate when we style our bonsai. The unfavorable space developed inside the tree with all the play of deadwood and reside vein is really a really attractive image to appear at. It provides the artist an opportunity to perform on deadwood methods and expand the imagination. We are able to construct a back-story for the tree and its history even when it truly is certainly one of fiction in our head; it permits us to genuinely impact the artists’ journey in addition to the trees.

Disadvantage of Sharimiki


Would be the capacity to obtain or locate material that's currently properly suited for this style. This can be 1 main aspect why we do not see this style extremely typically, it is going to take several years to make a tree from stock that types into this image nicely, it is going to take plenty of patience functioning the reside vein back in the shari and deadwood. If we're fortunate sufficient to obtain a collected specimen it is going to take an artist eye to match the foliage together with the massive amounts of deadwood, we do not want the foliage to appear heavy and overgrown.

In most instances broadleaf or fruiting trees usually are not applicable to shari style, they'll either rot the deadwood or re-grow reside tissue more than the old wood. Olive trees may be the 1 exception as they're able to have deadwood.

  • Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora)
  • Black Pine (Pinus thunbergii)
  • Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa)
  • Juniper (Juniperus spp)
  • Spruce (Picea spp)
  • Olive (Olea spp)
  • Conifers

List of Bonsai Style

  1. Broom style Bonsai (Hokidachi)
  2. Formal upright Bonsai style (Chokkan)
  3. Informal upright Bonsai style (Moyogi)
  4. Slanting Bonsai style (Shakan)
  5. Cascade Bonsai style (Kengai)
  6. Semi cascade Bonsai style (Han-kengai)
  7. Literati Bonsai style (Bunjingi)
  8. Windswept Bonsai style (Fukinagashi)
  9. Double trunk style Bonsai (Sokan)
  10. Multitrunk Bonsai style (Kabudachi)
  11. Forest Bonsai style (Yose-ue)
  12. Growing on a rock Bonsai style (Seki-joju)
  13. Growing in a rock Bonsai style (Ishisuki)
  14. Raft Bonsai style (Ikadabuki)
  15. Shari Bonsai style (Sharimiki)