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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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November 12, Mine happens to be an autographed copy. This book is now 30 years old and is as rare as hen’s teeth. Or, you can order “Satsuki Azaleas for bonsai and azalea enthusiasts” by Riobert Z. I’d bet John Naka himself would laugh right techniquex loud at the prices it brings nowadays.

Started by Kevster Feb 24, Replies: If it’s less pricey than the other book sites, it’s even better. The training methods illustrated are mostly traditional Japanese techniques.

Bonsai techniques for satsuki [1979]

For anyone interested in and owning satsuki the book is a must. If I remember correctly Mr. 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 book is in English and meant for the US market.


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You must log in or register to reply here. Resources Latest reviews Search resources. It is a good book. Books, magazines, and videos.

Its there if anyone is interested. 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. John Naka’s Bonsai Techniques.

Bill S Masterpiece Dec 3, If you’re a book collector it might be worth it. This is simply a collector’s piece with a little bonsai history in it. Members Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts. We have a copy on auction now on Bonsai Basho.

Bonsai Techniques for Satsuki

Bonsai Basho Yamadori Dec 2, Copies can still be found but are not cheap. Messages 79 Likes 0 Location London.

When I looked there weren’t any bids in on it yet, I assume it is in Japanese. bonsaai

About 30 have color pictures and the remaining are black and white. 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. Bonsai techniques 1 Started by dick benbow Nov 29, Replies: There was an error while thanking.


Ota should now be about 85 years old.

Bonsai Techniques for Satsuki

Messages 7, Likes 8, Location Fairfax Va. Bonsai Techniques 1 or 2? It is the definitive book on creating satsuki Bonsai. Mr Ota met Naka in and learned bonsai techniques from him. This book vor a collectors item.

The book consists of pages. The society was founded in by John Naka along with a eatsuki of South California bonsai pioneers. Thread starter Bonsai Basho Start date Dec 2, Media New media New comments Search media.

Secondly yes it is a collectors item but it is without doubt the difinitive techniquees on creating Satsuki bonsai from raw material. John Naka’s Bonsai Techniques 1.

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