Bonsai with Japanese Maples

Description

With their delicate foliage, seasonal color changes, and intricate pattern of branching, Japanese maples are among the most popular and suitable plants for bonsai design. In this long-awaited book, internationally renowned expert Peter Adams discusses both the specific horticultural needs of Japanese maples as bonsai subjects and illustrates proven techniques for creating and maintaining beautiful specimens. Although aimed at an audience that has some familiarity with bonsai techniques, the book deliberately shows a mix of bonsai at different stages in their training, so that less experienced enthusiasts can gain new ideas and inspiration from trees that are "works in progress." Much more than a mere "how-to" book, "Bonsai with Japanese Maples" is a forthright attempt to look at bonsai as art objects and to critique and assess them from an artist's perspective.

Details

Author(s)
Peter D. Adams
Format
Hardback | 156 pages
Dimensions
178 x 229 x 18.54mm | 644.1g
Publication date
15 Oct 2006
Publisher
Timber Press
Publication City/Country
Portland, OR, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
112 color photos, 149 color drawings
ISBN10
0881928097
ISBN13
9780881928099
Bestsellers rank
74,552