PRUNING! Some people really have a difficult time pruning and cutting any branch is almost impossible for them. There's not much we can do to help them. But we can explain WHY we prune as drastically as we do . . . Simply because it produces outstanding results! So here are more no-nonsense explanations presented with the hope you will substitute knowledge to overcome fear and move into training bonsai! THE PRINCIPLES WORK! GOOD LUCK!
Bonsai… Physiology of Shaping - A Guide to Bonsai Style, Secret of Shaping
Evoluzione Bonsai : E.V. - FORUM BONSAI LODI - BONSAI CAFE' - PRUNING TARGETED OF DECIDUOUS TREES - step 1
How to Prune and Dwarf Bonsai Trees
Guide explaining various forms of pruning that bonsai mainly depend for their dwarfing; i.e. shoot pinching, leaf pinching, root pruning, and pruning during dormancy. Read on to know How to Dwarf Bonsai Trees.