Bonsai trees in the garden of Fuyumi and Seiji Iimura. Photo: Bonsai Kirakuen

Thieves stole a rare 400-year-old bonsai from a Japanese garden. The grief-stricken owner offered care instructions

  • Seven trees, worth US$118,000, were stolen from the garden of Fuyumi and Seiji Iimura, a fifth-generation bonsai cultivator
  • Fuyumi Iimuri said the trees were as precious as children, and begged the thieves to care for them well
Topic |   Japan

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Bonsai trees in the garden of Fuyumi and Seiji Iimura. Photo: Bonsai Kirakuen
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