Esprit Bonsai International – August 2019

(Nancy Kaufman) #1
20 - EspritBonsaiInternational #101

�^ Exhibitions

••• It is very different from seeing the trees
in a picture, where one can only study the sil-
houette and style.
There was a wide range of varieties. Each one
was named separately on a card placed next to
the tree. The displays were in the Japanese style
and very appealing.

An art in itself
The Kanuma Satsuki Festival is a must for vi-
sitors to Japan and for those who love bonsai
Satsuki is very popular, especially with young
people and abroad. Bonsai fans all over the


Azalea Rhododendronindicum
‘Korin’. Height: 85 cm (33½ in.).

‘Osakazuki’.Height: 93 cm (36⅝ in.).

world love working on these trees. Satsuki has
something to offer most of the year round. In May
and June you can enjoy their flowers, during au-
tumn, their leaves, and in spring, the new growth.
Satsuki bonsai is an art itself. �
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