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Boke (焼) is a Japanese name for a species of deciduous shrub that belongs to the Rosaceae family and has the scientific name Chaenomeles speciosa. It is also known as Japanese quince or flowering quince. Boke is popular for bonsai because it produces colorful flowers in early spring, ranging from red, white, pink, or a mix of these hues. Boke is easy to grow and can form multiple trunks from its vigorous buds. However, it needs careful watering to avoid drying out, especially in summer. Boke can be styled in various ways, such as root over rock, informal upright, or slanting . Boke is a beautiful and versatile bonsai that can brighten up any garden or display.

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