Tools required for Bonsai cultivation | Bonsai Tools | Bonsai Mane

Hi i am Ajay and your watching Bonsai Mane Why do we use these bonsai tools? To Prune Why we must prune ? pruning is done keep bonsai in shape To remove dead and broken branches So for these purpose we do pruning There is another main tool i like to mention We must be connected to the trees Bonsai making is a long journey bonsai is eternal,so patience is important very important to practise bonsai technique Its very important to have proper knowledge next is vision we need to keep visualising the path and the journey of bonsai Carbon steel undergoes corrosion easily Carbon is strong hence good for beginners Stainless steel is more durable and doesn’t corrode let us study the tools now Concave Cutter To keep tissue healthy we must use sharp tools Concave cutter is used for cutting branches at nodes One more similar cutter is Knob Cutter To scoop out excess wood any where in tree To remove extra wood from the cut branches The next one is called the round edge cutter Its a fusion of knob cutter and concave cutter This does the job of both knob cutter and concave cutter. this tool is narrow edge cutter and is used for shohin bonsai and younger branch and for all sprouting regions like buds and shoots This tool is called the root cutter this can be used to trim the roots this is trunk splitter specially used for cutting / bending the trunks the next tool is called Shears or scissors along with the concave cutter, this comes handy for most of the cutting purposes there’s another variety called the long handle shear this is again used for trimming small branches and twigs This is called root Shear/ Root scissors this is used for root pruning This wire scissors is for cutting thin wires for anything in the range of 1mm to 2 mm This Wire cutter is for Larger wires at several instances of unwinding the wire from branches the new shoots will get damaged to avoid the damages to shoots, we cut the wires instead This is called Jin pliers this is used for removing dead wood this can be used for bending the wire tips as well These are all Professional grade tools and is quite expensive and sometimes unavailable at certain regions and if you are a beginner or cant find these in your area i have a simple remedy for that these are called the secateurs this is very easy tool to find To me this is the best gardening tool / best bonsai tool This alone does the job of every other bonsai tool So don’t worry , these secateurs will do all the pruning job i have got different varieties of these for heavy branch pruning Used for heavier branches and is the real work horse This one is a heavy wire cutter available locally Used for cutting thick bonsai wires Next is our regular scissors we can use this for leaf pruning this is called the root rake it helps in loosening the soil and removing weeds also used after applying the fertilizer and mixing with top soil this is used for root combing while re-potting Next is called the Saw This is used when the branch cutters can not cut the thick heavy branches These helps in removing thick branches Sharpening all these tools is very important to get sharp cuts this is called the carona sharpner just stroke 4 -5 times along the bevel of blade edges to get good sharpness this is another tool called sand flex this is available online you get these in 3 different grades that is coarse , medium and fine coarse is for heavy rust and medium is for regular or mild rust fine grade is for polishing of these tools after polishing its recommended to apply a lubricant these are the maintenance tools it becomes very difficult to clean after using the tools on the ficus trees dip the tools in shampoo water and scrub them using the scotch brite or any scrubber it helps in cleaning the sticky residue on tools else you can use thinner(paint remover) hence its recommended that you use separate tools for ficus and hard wood plants post cleaning use good lubricating oil or virgin coconut oil keep you balconies and terrace green my humble request, many people are affected by pollution and get hospitalized due to this. and many lives have been lost we say that we need to plant trees for future generation i say we need it today as well, not just future. we have a huge requirement for trees many senior citizens are being affected by poor air quality, lets not lead them to suffering and distress lets plant more trees and give clean air to everyone. my heartfelt thanks for watching this video


  1. Nagashyla Kumar Author

    ಉಪಯುಕ್ತ ಮಾಹಿತಿಗಳು, ಆಸಕ್ತಿ ಮೂಡಿಸುವ ನಿರೂಪಣೆ, ಸೊಗಸಾದ ಚಿತ್ರೀಕರಣ. ನಿಮ್ಮ ವೃಕ್ಷ ಪ್ರೇಮ, ಪರಿಸರ ಕಾಳಜಿ ಮೆಚ್ಚುವಂಥದ್ದು. ಹೀಗೆ ನಿಮ್ಮಿಂದ ಉಪಯುಕ್ತ ಮಾಹಿತಿಗಳು ಬರುತ್ತಿರಲಿ.


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