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Winner of black pine in the 35th Taikan-ten

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What kind of trees win prizes at prestigious exhibitions Japanese Taikan-ten? Black pine trees as below.

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This tree took top honors in this year Taikan-ten. The work is by Masahiko Kimura. What is special about the tree? Good health, good trunk and cortex, a great development of the industry and a great balance in terms of density of foliage and artistic design. Bill Valavanis predicted would win this tree in the garden to see Kimura just before exposure (see Bill’s visit to Taikan-ten “Autumn Bonsai Japan Exploration Part 4”). No surprise – it is an impressive

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As can be seen in the side view below, the tree looks full from all directions.

View from the left side

This is the tree with the support and accent as shown in the exhibition.

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award winner as shown in the 35th Taikan-ten

This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com


Winner of black pine in the 35th Taikan-ten

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