Bonsai - Bonsai fall into a number of categories according to shape, but most important keep in mind to allow the tree to express its individuality freely, and to help it achieve its most beautiful, balanced form.
The Chinese Juniper (Juniperus chinensis) is a shrub or tree, very variable in shape, reaching m tall. It is a popular ornamental tree or shrub in gardens and parks, with over 100 named cultivars selected for various characters.
A naturalistic Norway spruce (Picea abies) by Walter Pall (from Bonsai Today issue This tree was awarded third place overall in the Bonsai Today/Art of Bonsai 2006 photo contest. Walter also won first and second place in the overall category.