- Tree Kind:
- Kuro-matsu (Japanese Black Pine)
- Scientific name:
- Pinus thunbergii
- W:145cm x H:125cm
This black pine bonsai possesses a thickly layered bark with a gently curved trunk that give the viewer the impression that they are looking up at a truly large tree. This tree is known to have been cherished by founder of Waseda University, Shigenobu Okuma, a well-known bonsai enthusiast. We know from photographs that he would line up large bonsai like this piece for decoration at his estate.