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Mochikomi is a Japanese term that refers to the years of cultivation of a bonsai tree in a pot. It indicates the level of care, love and training that a bonsai artist has invested in their creation. Mochikomi is important for the aesthetic and historical value of a bonsai, as well as for its health and vigor. A bonsai with a long mochikomi usually has an elegant and natural appearance that reflects the harmony between nature and art.

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