This book is now 30 years old and is as rare as hen’s teeth. It is the only book on satsuki written by the Great John Yoshio Naka with Richard K. I recently saw an ad for the California Bonsai Society Convention 55 scheduled for April , The society was founded in by John. Title, Bonsai Techniques for Satsuki. Authors, John Yoshio Naka, Richard K. Ota, Kenko Rokkaku. Publisher, Ota Bonsai Nursery, Length, pages.
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Bonsai techniques for satsuki
You must log in bonsal register to reply here. Its there if anyone is interested. Callahan, sold wherever bonsai books are sold, and get up-to-date information on satsuki care and training. It was only printed in Japan and there are very few left.
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November 12, If you’re a book collector it might be worth it. Old books are fine for tecchniques of bonsai books — like me — but I certainly wouldn’t rely on them for good info especially if you don’t live in Japan.
Members Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts. Bonsai techniques 1 Started by dick benbow Nov 29, Replies: This book is listed on more than a few collector books sites online. We have a copy on auction now on Bonsai Basho.
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John Naka’s Bonsai Techniques. The training methods illustrated are mostly traditional Japanese techniques. If you’re looking for information on how to tfchniques azalea bonsai, you can find it in more than a few drastically less expensive places. It is the definitive book on creating satsuki Bonsai. Media New media New comments Search media. Please login or register.
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General Discussion 8 Feb 24, There was an error while thanking. If it’s less pricey than the other book sites, it’s even better.
The book is in English and meant for the US market. There is a short history and classification of satsuki, sources for material, a section on the different styles of bonsai, defining the front, branch workhow to shape a bonsai, wiring techniques, how and when to trim satsuki, fertilizing methods and timing, soil mixtures, insects and diseases and finally how to propagate. When I looked there weren’t any bids in on it yet, I assume it is in Japanese.
Thread starter Bonsai Basho Start date Dec 2, Started by Kevster Feb 24, Replies: Resources Latest reviews Search resources. I have a very hard time believing even if John Naka wrote it the information in such a book is worth that kind of money. The society was founded in by John Naka along with a handful of South California bonsai pioneers.