The pot (the bon part of bonsai) is an essential element of bonsai art, as it complements the aesthetic and health of the miniature tree. The selection of a pot depends on various factors, such as the size, shape, color and style of the bonsai, as well as the season, environment and personal preference of the artist. A pot should harmonize with the bonsai, but not distract from its natural beauty. A pot should also provide adequate drainage, aeration and space for the roots to grow. A pot should be chosen with care and creativity, as it can enhance or diminish the overall impression of the bonsai.