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Bonsai in China


In September I travelled to China exploring Chinese Bonsai (Penjing). Arranged by Shanghai Botanical Gardens a.o.

Reports at the blog and full photo galleries here

Follow the continued updates during the next weeks...



Shanghai Botanical Garden bonsai collection

Bonsai High School at Huanghdao

Shohin (mini) bonsai exhibition Changzhou Qinxin Garden, China 2014


Bonsai Paradise Garden

My activities with bonsai - demonstrations and workshops.




Bonsai Brasil 2014

November 5

Bonsai demonstration at the BONSAI BRASIL 2014 - 1║ Congresso Brasileiro de Bonsai & Artes Relacionadas.




April 11 - 12 2015

Shohin-bonsai workshop Bonsaiwerkstatt / Werner Busch








New organisation at

British Shohin Bonsai

British Shohin Bonsai is the new name of the reorganised former British Shohin Bonsai Association. A new website is also launched at




Prunus avium

Wild Cherry

Started in 2006, from garden material.





Morten Albek

Ambassador of Shanghai Botanical Garden
for promotion of Bonsai art.



10 years dedicated to develop and teaching shohin-bonsai through the website with articles e.g. 20 years of experience growing bonsai, and performing lectures, demos and workshops internationally and locally.

Today Morten Albek is currently in the process of building a new garden with a Japanese touch at his farmhouse at the Danish island Fyn (Funen). Here the setting for the personal bonsai collection and teaching is perfect. With Fuchi Bonsai national events are arranged, and classes will be held with education having focus on raising the level and quality of bonsai.

In 2008 Morten Albek published his book 'Majesty in Miniature, Shohin Bonsai, unlocking the secrets of small trees'. In 2010 he also published the blog, featuring small notes, events and less heavier articles with main focus on shohin-bonsai.


Morten Albek is a worldwide recognized bonsai artists and has won many prizes.

Featured in the Jubilee book of Daizo Iwasaki and is on the Bonsai Club International artists list i.e. Articles submitted for Bonsai Focus magazines, Chinese Bonsai Magazine and several websites as well as books and other magazines internationally.


Lectures, workshops, and demos are available for bonsai clubs, commercial bonsai dealers or others that may  have interest in bonsai, and wants to know more. Please contact me at e-mail for further information and inquiries.




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Majesty in miniature - Shohin bonsai book by Morten Albek

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