Covers the basic techniques for "Satsuki" or azalea flowers
that bloom in May and training Satsuki azaleas as bonsai.
Subjects covered include: history and classification, sources of Satsuki
material, styles, front and back, yearly wiring, pruning, soil,
partly watering, propagation, insects and diseases, nebari,
trunk line, apex, branches, suitable Sasutki, training,
shaping, trimming, pots, fertilizer and soil. 32 pages are in
full color photographs and numerous black/white photographs and
Books signed by all three authors are available.