Here are a few basic facts about bonsai creation:
The Bonsai Tree is one of the most celebrated types of art in the world. Bonsai originated in China and was perfected in Japan. There are no specific bonsai species of tree. Bonsai are regular trees or shrubs that are sculpted and maintained according to the specific trees needs.
Your final bonsai tree will be a reflection of your vision of that tree. The Goal of bonsai is to create the appearance of great size and age in a miniature tree.