Bonsai did not appear in Japan
The word Bonsai means “plant in planted tray” or “in tray” and says respect to the technique to cultivate miniatured trees. This eastern art appeared in China has about two a thousand years, where if it practised the Penjing, the art to compose landscapes with mount miniatures, rivers and, obviously, trees. The Chinese Bonsais were made with plants of course diminished by the conditions of the places where they grew, as cold mountainous extremity and ground. In Japan, the Bonsai arrived for return of century XI. There, the technique was perfected so that dumb common the pruning and modelação of twigs could be miniatured through.