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Purple rain

A visit to the garden of Amy Liang, the grande dame of Taiwan bonsai

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Tree guide


Fukien tea Ehretia Buxifolia is a very common ‘supermarket’ bonsai also known in the bonsai world as Carmona microphylla. It is a nice shrub from the South China province of Fuijan. It’s an evergreen tropical tree, with a grey trunk, shiny, oval dark green leaves and, if you look closely,