30 August 2009

Japanese bonsai experts were astonished

Million-dollar ancient trees

Some Japanese bonsai experts who came to Vietnam for a seminar
on ornamental trees were astonished when they learned that there
were old trees selling for millions of US dollars in Vietnam.

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More Articles about these Trees:

Exploring Ha Noi's village roots
Interestingly, these Vietnamese 'super trees' are not very valuable in the eyes of Japanese bonsai experts. And, likewise, Japanese bonsais are not valuable to Vietnamese experts.

Vietnamese tree collection is worth $17.64m

Nghi Tam is famous nationwide for its traditional occupations of flower and bonsai growing and ornamental fish farming.

Bonsai have been grown in Nghi Tam since 1228 when a villager bought saplings from a Chinese trader to plant in his village.

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