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How big can a bonsai tree be?

But for a bonsai, the roots do not grow more than 25 centimeters in length. In terms of size, wild trees grow to 5 meters or more in height, while the bonsai trees rarely grow taller than 1 meter and many of the trees are usually much smaller as well.

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Accordingly, can a bonsai tree grow big?

Bonsai trees, like normal trees, are capable of growing bigger. By keeping a bonsai in a small pot and regularly pruning the tree, you can limit the trees growth to where it seems your bonsai never gets bigger.

Similarly, can you turn a normal tree into a bonsai? Bonsai can be created from nearly any perennial woody-stemmed tree or shrub species that produces true branches and can be cultivated to remain small through pot confinement with crown and root pruning. The source specimen is shaped to be relatively small and to meet the aesthetic standards of bonsai.

Subsequently, question is, what is the largest bonsai tree?

Imperial – The Imperial bonsai is the largest and most majestic of all Bonsai trees. They grow between sixty and eighty inches tall and are found most often in the Japanese imperial gardens.

Do bonsai trees stay small?

These trees will grow very small leaves even when left growing in normal circumstances in the wild. When these small-leaf trees become bonsai, these will develop even smaller leaves which mean these still have the capacity to grow even smaller and daintier leaves, stems and branches.

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