• Formation of the Niwaki crown

    The formation of the crown of Nivaka takes from 3 to 10 years. Gradually, the number of branches decreases. Large "elbows" are formed from those left behind. Excess shoots are cut off every season.
  • Special attention is paid to the trunk

    The stamp should be perfectly smooth, without defects, uniform in color. To achieve such a result, a young tree must be carefully and regularly cared for.
  • The branches should have a beautiful shape

    Branches should be bent from the trunk and have a good shape. To achieve a certain bending angle, the branches are pulled back by special spacers. Forming the crown should be done smoothly and extremely carefully so as not to damage the tender seedling.
  • Tyokan is a straight tree

    Tyokan is a straight tree. A classic shape, formed with one vertical trunk.
  • Sokan is a twin style

    Sokan is the style of twins (brothers). The tree is formed with a forked trunk as close to the ground as possible and spread to the sides.
  • Kyoto form - Kyoto

    A style suddenly formed in the city of Kyoto, when when harvesting cryptomeria wood, stumps about a meter high remained, from which new growth grew.
  • Kotobuki is the form hieroglyph for "happiness"

    Kotobuki is a shape similar in outline to the hieroglyph "happiness". Planted in the garden as a talisman tree. The lower branches of the tree should cover the stone or stone lantern.
  • Syakan is an oblique form

    Syakan is an oblique form. A straight trunk is formed at an angle to the surface of the earth.
  • Mine is a winding trunk

    Mine is a winding trunk. The trunk of the tree bends, creating the impression of a plant bent by nature.
  • Cangai is a drooping form

    Kengai is a drooping form. The trunk of the tree is directed below the base of the root neck.
  • Moncaburi - "Covering the Gate"

    Formed from pine in such a way that one horizontal branch is longer than all of them. Such a plant is planted so that the specified branch covers the entrance to the garden or house.
  • Tyakan - many cubits

    Tyaka - many elbows without a main trunk.

How gardens are decorated

In the niwaki style, both deciduous and coniferous trees are trimmed.
In the middle lane, they most often work with:

  • hawthorn;
  • western thuja;
  • spruce;
  • mountain pine;
  • small-leaved elm;
  • common hornbeam;
  • common dogwood;
  • larch;
  • Scots pine;
  • juniper

In the garden, plants of different characters, heights and varieties are planted in 3.5 or 7 pieces. Together they form a harmonious composition. According to the Niwaki philosophy, the garden should look beautiful all year round, even in late autumn or early spring. The design should be handled by a professional who will lead your project.