Defoliating is one of the most useful techniques for creating a quality deciduous bonsai. Maintaining a dense, neat and delicate branching depends on it.
But it is necessary to know when to do it in each species, to know the consequences and what are the jobs that in turn must be done to obtain the expected result from this technique. Otherwise we can have unwanted consequences and weakening of the plant.
In this Masterclass Luis Vila (EL TIM BONSAI) explains step by step how to do it in the most common species and what are the steps you must follow to avoid making mistakes. A masterful street that will help you show your bonsai their best side and understand what the steps and processes involved in defoliation are.