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Bonsai IV: 1625 Miyajima White Pine

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Miyajima White Pine
This bonsai tree has been in “training” since 1625 and survived the Hiroshima blast. For more on its remarkable history, see Hiroshima Survivor at the National Bonsai Foundation’s website.
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  • Guadalupe R

    I thing you can take care for many years that tree it’s beautifull

  • William A.

    Wow! It’s fascinating not only that this bonsai tree survived for so long, but that there has been continuity in its care over several centuries. I’ve been caring for an italian cypress; I guess I should start thinking about who its next caretaker will be… :)

  • karthick

    i found similar bonsai mandalas flowers

  • Bonsai Forest

    The Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora ‘Miyajima’) bonsai, also known as Hiroshima Survivor, on display at the National Bonsai tree& Penjing Museum at the U.S. National Arboretum. It has been in training since 1625 and survived the atomic blast in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. It was donated by Masaru Yamaki.

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