This yr, Half 2 of the 97th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition is being held on February 15-18, 2023 on the Tokyo Metropolitan Artwork Museum in Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan.
I’m not fairly sure what the exhibitor was that includes right here, the container or Gardenia
My “guess” the 400 yr outdated vintage Chinese language container, valued at US $350,000 was being proven. The standard of this distinctive container overpowers the Gardenia, nevertheless it did have just a few fruit.
A sublime Japanese hemlock forest
Laborious to beat this Shishigashira Japanese maple. It has trunk motion, taper, floor root show, asymmetrical silhouette and evenly distributed effective twigs all through the tree. Positive, delicate twigs on a Shishigashira Japanese maple are uncommon. And, it even appears comfy within the vintage Chinese language container which is matched with the standard of the bonsai. One in every of my favourite bonsai, though it appears like needing a repotting in my discovered eye….