To nipp means, to cut the fine branches of the Bonsai. The difference between the pruning and the nipping is, that the nipping is also effected during the growing time of a tree.
With the pruning we reach a better density of the blades, and we disminuate so the size. Because of the different growing form, we don’t prune all Bonsais by the same way. How to prune trees with blades perenne: trees which don’t loose its blades in autum, like ficus, olivetree, sageretia, serissa, carmona, orangetree, etc.. How to prune trees with blades caduca of only one anual growing: trees which loose its blades in autum and which make only one strong budding in spring, like Acer palmatum, etc….
How to prune trees with blades caduca with an active growing during the whole vegetative period. Trees which loose the blades in autum but don’t still growing from spring until the final of summer like Pyracantha, Cotoneaster, Ligustrum….. How to prune the blades of the coniferous like JunÃperus, Sabines or Enebros. How to prune pinus pentaphylla, etc….