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Proceedings of the International Plant Propagator's Society

Vol. 46

Production of Large Evergreen Landscape Trees and Their Typhoon Protection in the Nursery

S. Kinoshita

pp: 721-722


Even though the economic bubble has burst in Japan, the price of land is still extremely high in the cities. There is a trend toward the planting of large landscape trees around new commercial buildings as a status symbol. Urban renewal is also taking place in large cities from Osaka to Tokyo.

These large buildings affect the microclimate of the surrounding area. To soften the effects of these changes, various regulations have been adopted to control spacing, and landscaping of buildings to blend with their surroundings. Along with the increase in land values, large-grade landscaping trees are in demand by the owners of large buildings.

In order to meet these demands, my company is run with the following points in mind.

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