Seasonal Bonsai Exhibition, Shiki: Four Seasons

Date:May 21 - June 2, 2021
Place:Collection Gallery

In the indoor collection gallery, the display is changed every week to welcome visitors with bonsai in their prime.

The permanent exhibition for 2021 will be titled “Seasonal Bonsai Exhibition, Shiki (Four Seasons)” and will introduce the seasonal bonsai of each month, including the taste of the Zashiki (traditional reception room in Japan) decoration.

May, Invitation to Fresh Greenery

In May, the newly budded leaves unfurl in the warm sunshine of early summer. The leaves are still a pale yellow-green color, but if you look up from the shade of the trees, you will see a clear, bright green light. The vividness of the sprouting greenery invites you to enjoy the charm of fresh greenery that can only be seen at this time of the year.

April, Time of Budding

One of the highlights of this season is the sight of trees that are budding for the first time. The hard buds of winter become plump and round, and the young leaves of maple and maple trees begin to sprout with a reddish tinge. After the long, frozen winter, this is the season when the trees announce the beginning of the year, and this is the only time you can see them budding.

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