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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I’d bet John Naka himself would laugh right out loud at the prices it brings nowadays.

Bonsai Basho Yamadori Dec 3, This book is a collectors item. Callahan, sold wherever bonsai books are sold, and get up-to-date information on satsuki care and training. The training methods illustrated are mostly traditional Japanese techniques. When I looked there weren’t any bids in on it yet, I assume honsai is in Japanese. Media New media New comments Search media.

If you’re a book collector it might be worth it.

Bonsai techniques for satsuki

We have a copy on auction now on Bonsai Basho. You must log in or register to reply here. Hydroponic Techniques for Bonsai. The book consists of pages. Bonsai techniques 1 Started by dick benbow Nov 29, Tecuniques It is a good book.

Bonsai Techniques 1 or 2? If you’re looking for information on how to grow azalea bonsai, you can find it in more than a few drastically less expensive places. November 12, Books, magazines, and videos. About 30 have color pictures tecjniques the remaining are black and white.


Bonsai Techniques for Satsuki

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.

Forums New posts Search forums. General Discussion 8 Feb 24, I recently saw an ad for the California Bonsai Society Convention 55 scheduled for April John Naka’s Bonsai Techniques 1.

Messages 79 Likes 0 Location London. Thread starter Bonsai Basho Start date Dec 2, Old books are fine for collectors of bonsai books stasuki like me — but I certainly wouldn’t rely on them for foe info especially if you don’t live in Japan. Besides it made sense since I was about to begin my satsuki fall work and thought the book would be a great review since it is still one of the defining works on satsuki techniques.

It is the definitive book on creating satsuki Bonsai. Started by Kevster Feb 24, Replies: It was only printed in Japan and there are very few left. The book is in English and meant for the US market. John Naka’s Bonsai Techniques.

Copies can still be found but are not cheap. There was an error while thanking. Naka needs no introduction but Richard Ota may. Mr Ota met Naka in and learned bonsai techniques from him.


Bonsai Techniques saatsuki Satsuki.

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. This is simply a collector’s piece with a little bonsai history in it.

Secondly yes it is a collectors item but it is without doubt the difinitive book on creating Satsuki bonsai from raw material. Bonsai Basho Yamadori Dec 2, Hydroponic Techniques for Bonsai Started by kirk localbonsai. Mine happens to be an autographed copy. Members Current visitors New profile posts Search techniqued posts.

For anyone interested in and owning satsuki the book is a must. Messages 7, Likes 8, Location Fairfax Va. This book is listed on more than a few collector books sites online. Did you miss your activation email? If it’s less pricey than the other book sites, it’s even better. Bill S Masterpiece Dec 3, Resources Latest reviews Search resources.

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If I remember correctly Mr. This book is now 30 years old and is as rare as hen’s teeth. Ota should now be about 85 years old.