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FLOWERS>UMBELLATE FLOWERS - Characteristic of umbelliferous plants, in which the flowers arise from the saME point in the main stem and have stalks of the same length, to give a cluster with the youngest flowers at the centre
ME(JAPANESEPLUM)>UME (JAPANESE PLUM) - Ume is an Asian tree SPECIES classified as GENUS Prunus. Its common names include Chinese plum and Japanese apricot. It is a DECIDUOUSTREE>DECIDUOUS TREE with oval, TAPER pointed, mid-green LEAVES producing blossom, FRUITs and large blooms of fragrant FLOWERS on bare winter branches.
STYLE : suited to every style, except formal upright and broom.
WARNING : Do not allow soil to dry out while in BUD>BUD, otherwise buds will drop. Protect from frost to avoid DIE-BACK or flower damage. Picture courtesy of British BONSAI>BONSAI>BONSAI.
EDA>EDA>USHIRO EDA - Japanese term for the back branch of a BONSAI>BONSAI>BONSAI placed to give perspective to the image.
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