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Keshiki means something like “landscape” in japanese and is pronounced kesh-key. The term is used by Kenji Kobayashi in his book to refer to simple “landscape” bonsai that he creates.  

My keshiki come from the same idea.


hand-made pot from New Zealand


Keshiki bonsai no. 55 is a New Zealand native — manuka or teatree (Leptospermum scoparium) — with moss and loose stones.





Standard bonsai pot


Bonsai no. 4 is a New Zealand native: the tea tree (manuka; Leptospermum scoparium). They have very fine branching and don’t usually survive repotting. Nice fine leaves as well. This one is due for a tidy-up.


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