20 - EspritBonsaiInternational #101
••• 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
‘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. �