Rock Bonsai Tree

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Root over rock is one of the most dramatic and interesting bonsai forms, and although it is not necessarily difficult, it does require extreme care and patience. This style is designed to depict a tree in nature that has grown in a rugged or mountainous area and has had to stretch its roots over rock or rough terrain in order to find sufficient nutrients.

The goal of the root over rock form is to make sure that the roots grip the rock securely as the stone will be your tree's only source of stability. Since very little soil is used, one of the most difficult challenges of this style is ensuring that your plant receives adequate support, making both your choice of rock and use of proper technique vitally important.