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The style of a bonsai tree is the aesthetic expression of its natural form and growth habit. A bonsai style can be influenced by various factors, such as the shape and size of the trunk, branches, leaves, and roots, the species and age of the tree, the environmental conditions and cultural practices, and the artistic vision and preferences of the bonsai artist. There are many different styles of bonsai, each with its own characteristics and challenges. Some of the most common styles are formal upright, informal upright, slanting, cascade, semi-cascade, literati, forest, raft, root-over-rock, and broom.

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