List of Trees

101 Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) —formal upright style Donated by Bill Sullivan in memory of his wife, Nancy. Redwood Empire Bonsai Society now sponsors tree. This was the first tree donated to our garden. It was found about 1975 in a Marin County slide-area.

102 Trident maple (kaede or to-kaede in Japanese) (Acer buergerianum)—informal upright style Donated by the estate of Gloria Clementson. This tall informal upright was grown from seed. It grew wild in a can for 10 years. In 1989, Gloria styled the tree.

105 Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens)  Donated by Seiji Shiba. Purchased in 1971 in a seven-gallon can, this redwood was designed by Seiji after reading a book by John Naka.

106 Bald cypress (hagaromo-matsu or rakü-yoshü in Japanese) (Taxodium disticum) Donated by the estate of Gloria Clementson. This native from the swamps of southeastern United States was acquired and styled by Gloria in 1988.

108 Japanese mountain maples (Acer palmatum cv. ‘Kiyohime’)—rock planting Donated by Doug Ruffner. This rock planting was created in 1979 from lace rock and ‘Kiyohime’ cultivars.

109 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus californica) Donated by Chuichi Kawahira. Collected in 1954 from the high desert region near Palmdale in southern California, this tree was styled about 1964.

111 Satsuki azalea ‘Osakazuki’ (Rhododendron indicum cv. ‘Osakazuki’) Donated by Kathy Shaner. Gargantuan semi-cascade. Styled by Suisho Nakayama, a Japanese satsuki master, at GSBF’s Convention in Sacramento, 1996.

112 Pomegranate (Punica granatum) Dug from an old orchard (thought to have been planted in late 1800s) in Lodi by Vince and Kathy Owyoung. They donated the tree, Sept. 2002. Styled by Seiji Shiba. A glass jar was found embedded in trunk. Potted at this Garden, Aus. 5, 2008.

115 Daimyo oak (Quercus dentata)—informal upright style Donated by Dr. Robert Gotcher. Historically, this is one of the most important bonsai and the longest in cultivation in the United States. In 1863 during Lincoln’s presidency, Mr. Burlingame was envoy to China. This tree was a gift to him as he passed through Japan on his return to the United States. The peninsula city of Burlingame was named for this man from Massachusetts. Its name, Daimyo, was the title of a feudal ruler before the Meiji restoration in 1871.

118 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus californica) —slant style Donated by Tad Sakuma. This tree, collected from the high desert of southern California, was styled in 1987 by the Japanese master Kimura.

120 Atlas cedar (ginba-sugi in Japanese) (Cedrus atlantica) —group style Donated by Jim Ransohoff. Styled in 1959 from small seedlings, this is a group of cedars native to the Atlas Mountains of far northwestern Africa. Note that trees have different characteristics, indicating that they came from different parents, not just one seed tree.

122 Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis var. australis) —windswept style Donated by Sandy Planting. This tree was collected in the 1980s and styled by Hiroshi Suzuki in1992 at convention in Sacramento.

123 Japanese mountain maple (Acer palmatum) Donated by Kay Komai. This tree originated in northern California where it was acquired from the estate of Angelo De Lecce.

124 Japanese white pine (goyo-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus parviflora) —informal upright style Donated by Hideko Metaxas. This tree was imported from Shikoku Island, Japan, to northern California in 1985.

131 Japanese scale-leaf juniper (shimpaku in Japanese) (J. chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘Shimpaku’) Donated by the estate of Elizabeth Persson. This tree, in the informal upright style, was acquired in the 1970s.

132 Coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia) —informal upright style Donated by the estate of Tosh Suburomaru.

135 Kingsville boxwood (Buxus microphylla var. koreana cv. ‘Kingsville’) —clump style Donated by Mike Page. Styled in 1994, this Kingsville boxwood, a sport from Korean boxwood, came from the East Coast about 1969.

138 San Jose juniper (Juniperus chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘San Jose’) —informal upright style Donated by Warren Clark. This tree was first styled by Don Markiewicz during a workshop lead by John Naka in the 1970s.

139 Coast live oak/Carmel oak (Quercus agrifolia) —slant style Donated by Katsumi Kinoshita. Collected in Carmel area, mid 1970s, sometimes called Carmel oak, very small leaves.

140 Monterey cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa) —informal upright style Donated by Katsumi Kinoshita.

141 Ivy (Hedera sp.) Donated by Helen Murakoshi.

142 Hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) J. Gremel informal slant style Donated by Melba Tucker.

144 Trident maple (kaede or to-kaede in Japanese) (Acer buergerianum)—root-over-rock style Donated by Melba Tucker.

146 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus californica) —informal slant style Donated by John Naka. This tree was collected in 1989 from the northwest end of Mojave Desert Sand Canyon.

148 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus californica) —informal slant style Donated by Harry Hirao. This tree, collected from the high desert region of southern California, has a narrow reddish lifeline to its foliage.

149 Common olive (Olea europaea) Donated by Ray Thieme.

150 Catlin elm (aki-nire in Japanese) (Ulmus parvifolia) —raft style Donated by Ray Thieme.

152 Korean hornbeam (Carpinus turczaninovii) Donated by John Uchida.

153A Japanese wisteria (Wisteria floribunda) Donated by Toichi Domoto. This tree was imported from Japan about 1899. Its second trunk was separated at repotting (see 153B).

153B Japanese wisteria (Wisteria floribunda) Donated by Toichi Domoto. This tree was imported from Japan about 1899. This second trunk was separated from tree 153A during repotting.

158 Japanese scale-leaf juniper (shimpaku in Japanese) (J. chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘Shimpaku’) Donated by Bonsai Society of San Francisco. Semi-cascade style. Used as logo for BSSF. All major branches grafted.

160 Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in  Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana) Donated by Yasuo Mitsuya, 66 Aza Owaki, Owaki-Machi, Toyohashi City, Aichi Pref., Japan. Mitsuya-San was sensei of Kathy Shaner, Dennis Makishima, Cheryl Manning, and Boon Manakitivipart. Tree started approximately 1955 was imported from Japan under special entry permit, February 2000.

161 Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana)  Donated by Jimmy Inadomi, long-time president of Fuji Bonsai Club of Oakland. Tree started from seed approximately 1955.

162 Cork-bark Japanese black pine (nishiki-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana cv. ‘Corticosa’) Donated by Frank Fujitani, long-time member of Yamato Bonsai Club of San Leandro. Tree started from seed by Mr. Yamasaki of Auburn in 1947.

163 San Jose juniper (Juniperus chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘San Jose’) Donated by John Castle. Purchased as an undeveloped shrub from Yamaguchi Bonsai Nursery in Los Angeles in 1974. Styling has been ongoing since 1974. Tree started from a cutting approximately 1945.

165 Seiju elm grove (Ulmus parvifolia cv. ‘Seiju’) Donated by Frank Fujitani, long-time member of Yamato Bonsai Club of San Leandro. Trees acquired about 1980 as nursery stock from East Bay Nursery.

170 Jeffrey pine on rock (Pinus jeffreyi) Donated by Frank Fujitani, long-time member of Yamato Bonsai Club of San Leandro. In 1949, Frank bought a new car and went to the Sierra Nevada where he collected this pine.

172 Sasanqua camellia (sasanqua in Japanese) (Camellia sasanqua) Donated by Toshie Kaszewski. Styled by Suisho Nakayama, a Japanese master.

175 Common olive (Olea europaea) Donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara. Trained since 1955.

176 Guava (Psidium guajava) Donated by Dr. Angelo Traina. Trained since 1955.

177 Japanese flowering apricot (ume in Japanese) (Prunus mume) Donated by Bill Sullivan. Trained since 1990.

178 Creeping juniper (hai-byakushin in Japanese) (Juniperus chinensis var. procumbens cv. ‘Nana’) Donated by Tom Refvem. Trained 10 years; stock plant for cuttings at nursery in Half Moon Bay; styled Kusamura Club by H. Tokita, Oct. 2000.

180 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus californica) Collected by Mr. Iura, donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara.

182 Canyon live oak/goldcup oak (kimpai-kashi in Japanese) (Quercus chrysolepis) Donated by John Roehl.

186 S Cork-bark Japanese black pine (nishiki -matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana cv. ‘Corticosa’) Donated by Bill Sullivan. Shohin size.

187 S Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana) Donated by Bill Sullivan. Shohin size.

189 S Shimpaku or Japanese scale-leaf juniper (J. chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘Shimpaku’) Donated by Mas Ishii. Shohin size.

193 S Shimpaku or Japanese scale-leaf juniper (J. chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘Shimpaku’) Donated by ___________. Shohin size.

202 Cork-bark Japanese black pine (nishiki -matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana cv. ‘Corticosa’) Donated by Shig Miya.

203 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus californica) Donated by the estate of Bill Sullivan. This unusual three-trunk tree was collected by Bill Sullivan from the high desert region of southern California.

204 San Jose juniper (Juniperus chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘San Jose’) Donated by Maz Muriguchi. Tree is styled as an informal upright.

205 Chinese quince (karin in Japanese) (Cydonia sinensis) Donated by Dr. Waldman of Kansas City.

207 Trident maple (kaede or to-kaede in Japanese) (Acer buergerianum) Donated by Dr. Waldman of Kansas City.

208 Contorted camellia (tsubaki in Japanese) (Camellia japonica) Donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara.

209 Flowering quince (Chaenomeles cardinalis) Donated by Dennis Makishima.

210 Satsuki azalea, ‘Kozan’ (Rhododendron indicum cv. ‘Kozan’) Donated by Bobbie Burr

211 Flowering quince ‘Hime’ (Chaenomeles cardinalis cv. ‘Hime’) Donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara.

213 Mugho pine (Pinus mugho) Donated by Saburomaro family. Styled by Tosh Saburomaro in 1955. Used by him as a teaching device and always referred to as from nursery stock, that is, not imported.

216 Japanese persimmon (kaki in Japanese) (Diospyros kaki) Donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara.

221 Contorted Japanese apricot (koterbai-ume in Japanese) (Prunus mume cv. Koterbai’) Donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara. Started, 1980.

225 Weeping flowering cherry, ‘Benihoshi’ (shidare-higan-sakura in Japanese) (Prunus subhirtella ) Donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara. Started approximately 1980.

226 Weeping ume (suzuka-no-seki in Japanese) (Prunus mume) Donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara.

228 Nipple ginkgo or maiden-hair tree, form ‘Chichi-icho’ (Ginkgo biloba cv. ‘Chichi-icho’) Donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara. Small knobs on trunk resemble nipples.

229 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in G. Deeg Japanese) (Juniperus californica) Donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara. Started approximately 1950; trained by lura; restyled by Pete and Amy Sugawara.

236 Japanese or wax-leaf privet (ibota in Japanese) (Ligustrum japonicum ) Donated by Judith Mathis. Tree donated by John Naka to 1992 GSBF convention where owner acquired it. Tree is pictured in California Bonsai Society’s show book.

237 Shimpaku or Japanese scale-leaf juniper (J. chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘Shimpaku’) G. Deeg Donated by Bobbie Burr. Tree is bunjin/literati style.

238 Ume or Japanese flowering apricot (Prunus mume) — bunjin/literati style Donated by Bobbie Burr.

240 S juniper (shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus sp.) Donated by Bobbie Burr.

241 Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana) Donated by Bobbie Burr.

244 Chinese hackberry (Celtis sinensis) Donated by George Fisher.

247 Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis var. australis). Named “Silver-back.” Donated by Joan Scroggs. Tree was dug progressively over a number of years to ensure its health when collected.

251 Hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) Donated by Frank Takahashi.

252 Creeping juniper (hai-byakushin in Japanese) (Juniperus chinensis var. procumbens) Donated by Frank Takahashi.

253 Japanese quince. Named “Medusa.” Donated by Mary Rowland.

254 Creeping juniper (hai-byakushin in Japanese) (Juniperus chinensis var. procumbens cv. ‘Nana’)  Donated by Vonnie Read.

255 Port Orford cedar ‘Wisselli’ (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana cv. ‘Wisselli”) Donated by Bobbie Burr.

258 Utah juniper (Juniperus osteosperma) Donated by Pete and Amy Sugawara.

261 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus californica) Donated by Bobbie Burr. Cascade

262 Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana)—informal upright style Donated by Mas Imazumi. Redwood Empire Bonsai Society now sponsors tree. This tree, known as ”Pacific King” and sometimes referred to as “Mas’ pine,” first appeared in this country as part of a bonsai exhibit at the 1915 Pan-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco. The donor estimated its age as over 400 years. Note the unique turtle-back bark that adds to this tree’s magnificence.

266 Cork oak (Quercus suber) Donated by Bobby Burr.

269 Japanese quince Donated by ____________.

274 Apple (cv. unknown) (Malus sp.) Donated by Fred Shimo.

276 Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) Donated by Dan Robinson. Collected in Glen Rock, Wy., 1995. Outstanding, heavily ridged bark is 1-1/2 in. thick in some places. Based on a count of annual rings on lower dead branch (jin), tree dates from 1900 or earlier.

277 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus californica) Donated by Oliver Kilroy. Collected in early 1990s in Sand Canyon, high Mohave Desert, Calif.

279 Satsuki azalea ‘Osakazuki’ (Rhododendron indicum cv. ‘Osakazuki’) Donated in memory of Rose and Bob Kato

280 Japanese mountain maple (Acer palmatum) Donated by Merritt Olds, a long-time member of Napa Bonsai Club.

281 Cork-bark Japanese black pine (nishiki-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana cv. ‘Corticosa’) Donated by Merritt Olds, a long-time member of Napa Bonsai Club. Tree was imported, 1976.

282 Beauty berry (Callicarpa japonica) Donated by Harry Maguire, Redding Bonsai Society.

284 Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana) Donated by D. D. Drowley, member of Marin Bonsai Club.

285 Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana)—informal upright style Donated by Angelo Traina.

291 S Boston ivy—Shohin Donated by Betty Pitts

292 San Jose juniper (Juniperus chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘San Jose’)—informal upright Donated by Takashi Shimazu.

296 S Chinese elm (Ulmus parvifolia) —shohin Donated by Ed Poggensee.

297 S Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana) Donated by Frank Carrison.

298 Monterey pine (Pinus radiata) Donated by Larry Ragle to honor Katsumi Kinoshita Collected and styled by Kinoshita who gave it to Larry Ragle who in turn donated it to this collection at its 10th Anniversary celebration. Monterey pine occurs naturally only in four stands north and south of Monterey Bay and on an offshore island. However, it has been planted extensively, and it reproduces naturally in the Bay Area.

299 S Trident maple (kaede or to-kaede in Japanese) (Acer buergerianum) Donated by Ed Poggensee.

300 Mendocino cypress (Cupressus goveniana var. pigmaea) Donated by estate of Frank Carrison. (Variety is native in Mendocino County’s coastal pygmy forest.)

301 S Korean hornbeam (Carpinus turczaninovii)—shohin Donated by Betty Pitts.

304 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus californica) Donated by Dennis Makishima. Tree was shown in early ‘60s at California Bonsai Exhibit in Los Angeles; purchased by Jack Dutro of Lafayette, then willed to Henry Matsutani of Concord, then willed to present owner who had cared for it since Dutro bought it.

306 Trident maple (kaede or to-kaede in Japanese) (Acer buergerianum) Donated by Dennis Makishima. Purchased as nursery stock about 1985; improved root crown 10 years before styling crown.

309 S Common olive (Olea europaea)—shohin Donated by Betty Pitts.

314 S Green island fig (Ficus sp.) G. Deeg Donated by Ed Poggensee;

315 Japanese mountain maple (Acer palmatum) Donated by Jim Ransohoff. Very large tree, repotted by Yasuo Mitsuya during June 2006 seminar.

316 Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis var. australis) Donated by Bob Gould. Collected in 1999 by Gould, Seiji Shiba and Joan Scroggs, styled by Yasuo Mitsuya, June 2007.

317 Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) Donated by Frances Noles.

322 American sweetgum/redgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) Donated by Andrea Burhoe and Kathy Shaner, Styled by Kathy Shaner at GSBF Convention, Anaheim, ‘07.

324 Crabapple Won. Donated by Linda Ferzoco. Styled by Bill Valvanis at GSBF Convention, Santa Rosa, ‘04

325 Himalayan narrow-leaf fig (Ficus nerifolia)  G.Deeg Donated by Seiji Shiba. Originally from Florida; taken to Hawaii for a workshop at World Bonsai Association; purchased there.

328 _____ ivy (Helix sp.) Donated by Erna Lindeman

333 Hawthorn (Crataegus sp.) Donated by Gary Tom. Bought at Seiju-En Nursery in Lodi. Field grown in 1980.

334 Hackberry (Celtis sp.) Obtained, 2008.

335 Japanese zelkova or Japanese gray-bark elm (keyaki/keaki in Japanese) (Zelkova serrata) Donated by Kathy Shaner.

336 S Coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia) —shohin Donated by Linda Ferzoco.

337 S Common olive (Olea europaea) —shohin Donated by Linda Ferzoco. (LTF 16)

338 Foemina juniper (Juniperus sp.) Styled by Kathy Shaner at GSBF Convention, Modesto, 2008; donated by Mary Rowland.

339 S Satsuki azalea ‘cv. unknown’ (Rhododendron indicum cv. ‘Unknown’) Donated by Linda Ferzoco.

340 Japanese mountain maple (Acer palmatum)—4-trunk Donated by Alex Austin. Rumored to have been started by charter member of Yamato Bonsai Club

341 Japanese mountain maple (Acer palmatum)—single trunk Donated by Alex Austin. Rumored to have been started by charter member of Yamato Bonsai Club

342 Japanese mountain maple (Acer palmatum)—grove Donated by Alex Austin. Rumored to have been started by charter member of Yamato Bonsai Club

343 Trident maple (kaede or to-kaede in Japanese) (Acer buergerianum)—root-over-rock style Donated by Alex Austin. Started from seed, 1974

344 Wisteria, pink (Wisteria sp.) Donated by Linda Ferzoco. Originally grown by Shizue Baney.

345 Winged elm (Ulmus alata) Donated by Gary Tom. Bought around 1996 from Tim Kong who grew it from a cutting from the limb of a San Francisco street tree.

349 Chinese wisteria, white (Wisteria sinensis) Donated by Linda Ferzoco.

350 Ssemi-tropical fig (Ficus sp.)—shohin G.Deeg Donated by Linda Ferzoco.;

351 Winter hazel (Corylopsis sp.) Donated by Estate of Betty Pitts.

355 Crabapple (hana-kaido or suisho-kaido in Japanese) (Malus sp.) Donated by Joan Scroggs.

356 Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis var. australis ) Donated by Joan Scroggs. Collected by her high in the Sierra Nevada.

357 Japanese white pine (goyo-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus parviflora) Donated by Joan Scroggs.

358 Cork-bark elm (nire keyaki in Japanese) (Ulmus sp.) Donated by Joan Scroggs. Grown by Tochi Domoto, 1948.

359 Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis var. australis ) Donated by Joan Scroggs. Collected by her high in the Sierra Nevada, 1973.

360 Elm (keyaki in Japanese) (Ulmus sp.)—raft-style Donated by Joan Scroggs. Shin Young’s favorite tree from her husband Carl Young’s nursery in Lodi.

361 Crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) in ground
Donated by Richard Ramirez.

362 Japanese white pine (goyo-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus parviflora) Donated by Gary Tom.

364 S Common olive (Olea europaea) Donated by __________.

366 Pomegranate (Punica granatum) Donated by Frank and Margaret Gee. Given to Frank, 2003. Restyled by Marco Invernizzi, 2004, and tweaked by Yasuo Mitsuya and Peter Warren.

367 Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis var. australis) Donated by Frank and Margaret Gee. Collected by Doug Philips, 2000; styled by Marco Invernizzi, 2005, and tweaked by Yasuo Mitsuya and Peter Warren.

368 Grape (Vitis vinifera cv. ‘Zinfandel’) Donated by Frank and Margaret Gee. Collected, Nov. 2007, from an old vineyard in Rancho Cucamonga; believed to be over 200-years-old.

370 Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) Donated by Frank and Margaret Gee. Collected by Bob and Zack Shimon, 2005; potted and styled, Feb. 2007. Circle of trunks surrounding parent tree, rotted away.

372 Trident maple (kaede or to-kaede in Japanese) (Acer buergerianum) Donated by Frank and Margaret Gee. Purchased from Benny Kim, 2009; into Yamasaki pot, 2004.

375 Thorny elaeagnus/silverberry (gumi in Japanese) (Elaeagnus pungens) Donated by Maggie Brubaker. Tree belonged to Bob Pio, President of Santa Cruz Bonsai Kai in early 1990s; won by Maggie in a club raffle.

376 Yeddo (Ezo) spruce (Picea jezoensis) Donated by Gail Newcomb.

377 S Trident maple (Acer buergerianum)—informal upright style Donated by Linda Ferzoco.

378 S Flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Cardinalis”)—cascade style Donated by Linda Ferzoco.

383 S Chinese elm (Ulmus parvifolia) Donated by Linda Ferzoco.

384 S Shimpaku/Japanese scale-leaf juniper (shimpaku in Japanese) (J. chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘Shimpaku’) Donated by California Shohin Seminar, 4/2010.

385 S Gardenia (Gardenia sp.) Donated by California Shohin Seminar, 4/2010.

386 S Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) Donated by Linda Ferzoco.

387 Bougainvillea–clump style  Donated by Bob Bugay. Planted as landscape tree, 1960; collected, 2000; first shown @ GSBF Conv. Sac’to, 2002; selected as one of best 100 in the 5th World Contest, 2003..

388 S Common olive (Olea europaea) —shohin Donated by Laurie Feetham. Styled by Kathy Shaner; demo tree @ Shohin Conv., 2010..

389 Needle/temple juniper (tosho in Japanese) (Juniperus rigida )  Donated by John Boyce. 30” tall when purchased, 2000; styled by Yasuo Mitsuya.

390 Domestic plum (Prunus sp.)  Donated by John Boyce. 30” tall when purchased, at Kusamura’s Show, Palo Alto; seller dug tree from ground to compensate donor for visiting show; white single flowers yield fruit

391 Shimpaku or Japanese scale-leaf  juniper (J. blauii (?) likely J. chinensis  Donated by John Boyce. 40” tall when given to donor by mentor of Bonsai Soc. of S.F., early 1970s,

392 Japanese quince (Cydonia speciosa) (kuru koji in Japanese)  Donated by John Boyce. Purchased in 4” liner, 1960s; partially styled by Kathy Shaner.

395 S Japanese red pine (aka-matsu in  Japanese) (Pinus densiflora)  Donated by Mary Rowland. From Kenji Miyata’s workshop, @ 2010 Shohin Seminar

396 S Cinquefoil or Five-Finger (Potentilla sp.  Perhaps glandulosa) Shohin  Donated by Mary Rowland

397 S California juniper (Juniperus californica)  Donated by Mary Rowland. Shohin

398 S Dwarf creeping juniper (Juniperus chinensis  var. procumbens cv. compacta nana)  Donated by Mary Rowland. Shohin. Purchased from and styled by Kenji Miyata

400 Myrtle-leaf orange (sci. name uncertain; prob. not the common sweet orange, Citrus sinensis; perhaps “Calomondin” xCitrofortunella mitis or ”three-leafed orange”, Poncirus trifoliata)  Donated by Joan Scroggs.

401 Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus R. Neil scopulorum)  Donated by Andrea Burhoe. Styled by Ryan Neil @ GSBF 2010 Conv.; she won the tree @auction.

402 Oriental/Turkish sweetgum (Liquidambar orientalis) Donated by Ann Mitchell, Purchased at BGLM’s ’01 Fundraiser.

403 Korean hornbeam (Carpinus turczaninovii) In Ground Donated by Felix Rivera, 2011

404 Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana)—bunjin Donated by John Boyce, 2011.

405 Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana)—cascade Donated by John Boyce, 2011. Bizen-style pot #541.

406 S Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana)—twisted Donated by Betty Pitts, 2011.

407 Japanese mountain maple (Acer palmatum) Donated by Betty Pitts, 2011.

409 S Shimpaku/Japanese scale-leaf juniper (shimpaku in Japanese) (J. chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘Shimpaku’) Donated by Betty Pitts, 2011.

410 Mendocino cypress (Cupressus goveniana var. pigmaea) Donated by Jack O’Brien. (Variety is native in Mendocino County’s coastal pygmy forest.)

411 Trident maple (kaede or to-kaede in Japanese) (Acer buergerianum) Donated by Jim Ransohoff, 2011.

412 S Japanese white pine (goyo-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus parviflora) cascade G. Deeg Donated by Betty Pitts, 2011.

413 S Satsuki azalea ‘Shi-on-Sai’ (Rhododendron indicum cv. ‘Shi-on-Sai’) Donated by Betty Pitts, 2011.

414 S Sawara cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera) Donated by Betty Pitts, 2011.

418 California juniper (kashu-shimpaku in Japanese) (Juniperus californica) Donated by Ray Theme. Collected 1980s. Outside fence near large limestone boulder.

419 Satsuki azalea ‘Godaishu’ (Rhododendron indicum cv. ‘Godaishu’) Donated by Phyllis Swanson. Styled by Toro Utsumi, Nov. 1990 at GSBF Convention, Burlingame.

420 San Jose juniper (Juniperus chinensis var. chinensis cv. ‘San Jose’) Donated by Kay Guzman in memory of Ruben Guzman. He planted in garden as landscape plant in mid ‘70s, dug it in 80’s, and styled as bonsai, Styled later by Kathy Shaner.

421 Lily-of-the-valley bush (Pieris japonica) Formerly a landscape plant in this Garden, it was moved into a bonsai pot in 2009 and styled by Kathy Shaner.

422 Cherry laurel/mock orange (Prunus caroliniana) Donated by Robbi Baham. Native N.C. to Texas, flowers February–April, black berries in fall.

423 Satsuki azalea ‘Juko Homare’ (Rhododendron indicum cv. ‘Juko Homare’) Donated by Dave Bartow in memory of his mother.

424 Japanese mountain maples—grove planting Donated by John Castle. Planted in the mid 1980s.

425 Hawthorn (Crataegus sp.) Donated by Ruben Guzman. White flowers in spring, red berries in fall.

426 Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) Donated by Kathy Shaner. Col. by Zack Shimon; styled at 2012 GSBF Convention by Kevin Wilson.

427 Satsuki azalea ‘Nikko’ (Rhododendron indicum cv. ‘Nikko’) Donated by Richard Oakas.

428 Bald cypress (hagaromo-matsu or rakü-yoshü in Japanese) (Taxodium disticum) Donated by John Roehl. Collected by Doug Phillips, 1995 in Luisiana. Purchased late ‘90s by Roehl and into large Chinese pot from Royola Pacific.

429 Chinese wisteria (Wisteria sinensis) Donated by Bob Callaham. Garden tree collected by Boon Manakitivipart, purchased by Bob ‘95

430 Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana) Donated by John Boyce, Purchased early ‘60s from Tosh Suboromaru; since grown in Berkeley in this pot.

431 Japanese blue beech (inubuna ‘dog buna’ or kurobuna ‘black buna’ in Japanese (Fagus japonica)  Donated by Leif Schmit-Kallas

432 Japanese red pine (aka-matsu in  Japanese) (Pinus densiflora)  Donated by Nancy Eaton.

433 Japanese mountain/smooth maple (irohamomiji or momiji in Japanese) (Acer palmatum)  Donated by Nancy Eaton.

434 Common olive (Olea europaea)  Donated by Nancy Eaton.

435 Boston ivy  Donated by Nancy Eaton.

436 Ginkgo or maiden-hair tree (Ginkgo biloba) Broom style Donated by Terry Ward.

437 Common olive (Olea europaea)  Donated by Kathy Shaner  Informal upright, originally collected by Doug Ruffner of Sacramento, auctioned by Frank Bardella.

438 Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) Formal upright, originally grown @ BGLM, collected and potted 2012.

L-18 Red Japanese flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa cv. ‘Cardinalis’) Loaned by Kathy Shaner.

L-20 Japanese black pine (kuro-matsu in Japanese) (Pinus thunbergiana) Loaned by Andrea Burhoe.

L-25 California juniper (Juniperus californica)—very large tree Donated by Harry Hirao. Demonstration tree at 2006 Fundraiser, won and loaned by Seiji Shiba

L-26 Dwarf creeping juniper (Juniperus chinensis var. procumbens cv. compacta nana) Loaned by Kathy Shaner.

Complementary plants—A bonsai typically is displayed flowing toward its companion plant, a plant that flows toward the tree and is part of the tree’s visual image. A tree and its companion plant form a visual scalene triangle. Accent plants are artistic pieces standing alone. An accent plant causes the viewer to stop and contemplate its composition and beauty before moving on to the next bonsai with its companion plant.

C-8 Hakonechloa grass Donated by Shizui Baney

Suiseki—In this garden you will encounter viewing stones. In Japanese these are known as sui.seki, literally “water” + “stone”. Appreciation of suiseki was introduced from China to Japan around the 6th century C.E. Suiseki suggest landscapes and grandeur of nature, all in miniature. Rarely the viewer may see an animal or artifact of man.

S-1 Japanese stone. Named “Sea Otter.” Donated by Estate of Gloria Clementson. Containers

P-1 Antique pot (from Daimyo Oak) Donated by Dr. Robert Gotcher