What is Shohin Bonsai?

It is Bonsai no more than 8 inches tall when measured from rim of the pot to the top of the tree.

Shohin is an art form which is suggestions more than illustrations. It has to evoke the image of a bigger tree.

 

Bonsai classification:
Mame------up to 7cm to 10cm (2.75 to 4inch)
Shohin----up to 20cm (8inch)
Kifu-------21cm to 35cm (8.25 to 13.75inch)
Chuhin----45cm (18inch)

 

 

 

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