Thursday, July 15, 2010

Hiroshima, Japan: Yuso Takesawa's newly sprouted Chinese Parasol Tree 新しい被爆青桐二世誕生


"Hi, Mr Sunairi. Are you in NY now? It sounds like it is really hot there. I bought some seeds of Hibaku Chinese Parasol Tree at Hiroshima Peace memorial Museum for 30 cents for 5 seeds and now I am growing them. I planted 5 seeds altogether, then three of them sprouted. The other Parasol seedling is at Cetra, my friend's place. Hope you are well."
---Yuso Takesawa

Summer 2010
(from left) Dr. Horiguchi, Hiroshi Sunairi and a new Chinese Parasol Tree given by Dr. Horiguchi to Yuso Takesawa. This seedling is going to be planted in the park again.

The Chinese Parasol Tree seedling

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