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Salvatore Liporace

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Don’t follow the others

François Gau is the winner of our 'New Innovative' prize (awarded at the European Bonsai San show, Saulieu, France). He is very creative and has an amazing collection of native bonsai.


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My victory

The bonsai passion of Alfredo Salaccione.


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Team game

The bonsai passion of Mario Pavone.


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Case History

The tree with no name

Nacho Marín works on a tree giving both power and delicacy This tree variety with its special forms shaped by nature and the large amount of deadwood juxtaposing with its delicate foliage, has been Nacho’s best companion since he began this art form. Nacho Marin is a real artist; he…...


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A better me

The bonsai passion of Guido Pozzoli Almost like the Karate Kid, Guido came in contact with bonsai through his ju-jitsu instructor. What was your professional education? I studied engineering, which gave me the right tools for organization, control and the management of my company. How did you get into bonsai?…...


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Tree guide

Quercus suber

The Sardinian coastline consists of numerous small beaches embeddedin outstretched tongues of land. No wonder this Italian island is so popular among the tourists. But if you can make the effort to travel inland you will soon discover its majestic scenery and breathtaking vegetation. Using two examples, Salvatore Liporace will

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The big adventure

The bonsai passion of Olivier Barreau It was in a garden centre and it was love at first sight. Soon after Olivier saw his first bonsai he was collecting trees himself. Following an apprenticeship at Salvatore Liporace’s bonsai studio in Milan, his bonsai adventure took wings What was your training?

Masterclass

Hungry to learn

Salvatore Liporace reworks one of his finest bonsai. The first styling of this Juniperus chinensis ‘Sargenti’ has a long history which goes back 20 years when its top was 40 cm higher. Gradually it was pulled down with guy wires to create a more compact tree. The amazing spiralling trunk…...


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Styling

The big Sabina

Maybe the largest potted juniper in the world, a sabina juniper standing at studio botanico of Salvatore Liporace. It is waiting to be styled by the grand master…. For Basic, Plus, and Premium members.Log In Join Now...


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Travel

Part-time ‘deshi’

Paolo Nastasi travelled to the land of the rising sun to deepen his knowledge Years ago there was no tradition of going to Japan to improve one’s knowledge. However, times have changed… Taisho-en, run by Masters Nobuichi Urushibata and his son Taiga, was one of the first to give foreign

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