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How to thicken a branch

Often a branch on a bonsai is too thin. To thicken it allow it to grow wildly without trimming it back. Keep the rest of the tree trimmed as normal.

Once the branch is of the proper thickness it can be shortened back and proper taper and ramification can be developed.


Red arrows point to the thickening branch

Red arrows point to the thickening branch


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