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Plant Hunter Seijun Nishihata

If you're curious about what kind of unusual jobs exist around the world, especially in Japan, then this video is just right for you.
Many people enjoy learning about unusual professions because of our interest in the unknown.
We often find it inspiring to hear about people in unusual professions that are far removed from our norm.

This video introduces plant hunting, an occupation that you may not have heard about before.
This article will also talk about the famous plant hunter, Seijun Nishihata, and the beauty of plant hunting. Be sure to follow along with the video!

Plant Hunting - Searching for Plants Across the Globe

Plant hunting is an unusual job that involves exploring and collecting valuable plants from around the world.
In 18th century England, many products were made from plants, and they played an important role in the country's economy. This led adventurers and explorers that traveled the world in search of precious plants.
The people who sought these plants, including ornamental plants and other rare plants requested by aristocrats and royalty, were known as "plant hunters."
Although an unfamiliar occupation in Japan, it has quite a long history.

Japanese Plant Hunter, Seijun Nishihata

Seijun Nishihata is one of the most famous and accomplished plant hunters in Japan. Seijun is also the CEO of the Japanese horticultural studio, Sora Botanical Garden, where you can purchase garden plants.

In the video, you can see Seijun answering questions in an interview about plant hunting and talking about his passion towards plants.
Seijun hopes to bring a smile to everyone's faces through plants.
Throughout his career, he has hunted a variety of plants and has brought smiles to the faces of many.
He especially made many people smile at a Christmas event in Kobe.
In particular, his project to bring the world's largest Christmas tree to Kobe drew a lot of attention.
Be sure to check out the video to see what kind of person he is.

What Plant Hunting Is All About

The beauty of plant hunting comes from the adventurous spirit to seek rare plants even though the environment can sometimes be very tough.
In the video, you can see the passion of Seijun when he seeks plants.
The appeal of plant hunting lies in the adventurous spirit of searching for rare plants, such as insectivorous plants and other rare plants, in a harsh environment that sometimes can prove to be quite a difficult task.
You can feel the passion of Seijun through the video.

Summary of Japanese Plant Hunter, Seijun Nishihata

This video, created by "SUPER CEO," introduces Seijun Nishihata, the CEO of Sora Botanical Garden, and an honest man passionate about his job.
If you are interested in learning more about Seijun after reading this article, be sure to check out the video!

【Official Website】Sora Botanical Garden

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Last Updated : Mar. 29, 2022
鈴木 正孝(Masataka Suzuki)
A writer born and raised in Asakusa, Tokyo who loves traveling and novels
Seijun Nishihata - Professional Plant Hunter and CEO of the Sora Botanical Garden Project
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