An original Print A Pot creation, this Eight Gates bonsai pot has eight sides. Each side is adorned with a Chinese character representing each of the eight gates in Tai Chi. This can also be considered a ‘lucky’ pot: eight is a lucky number in Chinese culture, as it sounds similar to the word for ‘wealth’.
This bonsai pot can be used for bonsai trees, succulent arrangements, cacti, or other small houseplants like orchids.
- Choose your own color combo
- Measures 7.5″ W x 7″ L x 3″ H
- Has 3 drainage holes
- Made with biodegradable materials
When ordering, the primary color is the main color of the pot, and the secondary color is for the lettering and edges. For the pot shown, red is the primary color and black is the secondary color.
This bonsai pot also has 8 feet to allow for excess water to drain out of the drainage holes. If using this as a planter, please place a drainage or humidity tray underneath. This version of our bonsai pot is indoor-only.
Colors in Chinese culture have different meanings than in Western culture. There are several aspects to each color, but here are some quick meanings:
Red: Lucky, Fire, Happiness
Black: Water, Heaven
Gold or Yellow: Power, Wealth, Earth
Green: Health, Wood
Orange: Change, Spontaneity
Pink: Another shade of red
White: Death, Mourning, Metal
Black and White: Ying and Yang
Red and Gold: Typical colors for Chinese New Year
Blue and Green: Spring colors