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Chinese bonsai in China 1 year 1 week ago #63244

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You may not believe it but yes, in China they sell Chinese bonsai. not cheap stuff like you see in our neighborhood but the real stuff. I might give you a warning, it can be different of our bonsaistandards, but who are we;Enjoy.
The owner of the shop was very proud on the last one and let me take several pictures

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Chinese bonsai in China 1 year 1 week ago #63247

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Actually, the art was developed in China and Japan imported the idea from there. They have changed it somewhat to produce the Japanese formalism we see today. Yes, it is different from Chinese.

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Chinese bonsai in China 1 year 1 week ago #63259

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FrankC wrote: The owner of the shop was very proud on the last one and let me take several pictures


Well, there are bonsai and bonsai.
The red composition doesn't attract me at all...

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Chinese bonsai in China 11 months 3 weeks ago #63454

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Last week we visit a Shaolin tempel and in the garden they kept bonsai. They have them for many years, if I got his explanation wright.

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Chinese bonsai in China 11 months 3 weeks ago #63459

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There are bonsai places like this all over China.

If you come through Hong Kong, visit Chi Lin Nunnery in Kowloon.

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Chinese bonsai in China 9 months 1 week ago #64611

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it's been a while since we arrived here. Going home for the holidays is n't possible due to Covid regulations, so I'm walking around looking for bonsai.
Most of them are large, very large but now and then you can see some nice trees

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Chinese bonsai in China 9 months 1 week ago #64615

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love the fourth twisty!

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Chinese bonsai in China 9 months 1 week ago #64619

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Thanks for sharing!

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