History of Bonsai.

Pinus parviflora: Kamajiro Yamada, the third-generation proprietor of Seiko-en Bonsai Garden in Omiya (a suburb of Tokyo), developed the basic form of this Japanese five-needle pine. He was a talented artist with a great knowledge of literati-style bonsai (with twisting and turning trunks). Shallow basins or flattened bowls – “pen” or “pan” or “pun” – had […]