Shizuoka of world's cultural heritage Mount Fuji.Bonsai and Japanese garden.

Welcome to RACHI JUEN website!

RACHI JUEN is a gardener based in Shizuoka prefecture, the foot of the world-renowned Mt. Fuji, which was listed as a World Heritage Site in 2014. Started business as a plantsman in 1968, we have run a business in Shizuoka for about a half-century and grown to a leading gardening company in Japan. In the second generation, the president of the company spread the business interests from traditional Japanese gardening to civil engineering and construction. While our current president in the third generation, Masahiro Rachi, has been committed to achieve further business growth in Japan, he also wishes to introduce and share the magnificence of the Japanese gardening engineering as well as Japanese culture.

RACHI JUEN has been involved in 4 different operations.

1. Landscape gardening

Landscape gardening

Landscape gardening

We offer various types of gardens from Traditional Japanese style, Western style, Modern style to English garden style. Our gardening techniques can suit any locations from residential gardens to courtyard of commercial properties such as restaurants or hospitals. We will be happy to work for our customers not only in Japan but those from all over the world. In addition to construction, we are experienced in helping customers exporting podocarpus trees to China.

2. Garden tree maintenance

Pruning and antiseptic practice all kinds of garden trees such as pines, podocarpus,
cherry trees.
We also offer lawn care service.

3. Cultural educational school

Cultural educational school

We opened an educational program called “Garden tree care school” in 2002. It has been so popular that the courses are long-running for more than 10 years and now over 100 people are taking the courses. Our professional plantsmans provide the guidance how to trim garden trees for all four seasons. For the special trees like pines, which require particular trimming techniques, we offer specialized course so as to provide more precise and detailed guidance. People from overseas are big welcome to take our courses. Some people may wish to learn landscaping by joining Working holiday program. We are happy to help your wishes and please feel free to contact us.

Cultural educational school

Cultural educational school

In addition to landscaping classes, we also offer popular seasonal cultural programs such as How to make Moss ball, Christmas wreath, Handmade New Year’s decorative pine trees. Internationally, we have offered international exchange programs and workshops in the United States, England, France, Vienna, Africa, China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam and others.

4. ONIWA Garden & Café

ONIWA Garden & Café

ONIWA Garden & Café

Ieyasu TOKUGAWA, who established Edo bakufu, lived in Sunpu-jo Castle after his retirement. Our gardening shop and café is located in Shizuoka city which is the castletown of Sunpu-jo Castle. We refurbished an old Japanese folk house and opened a restaurant where our guests find their own ways to enjoy the greens,the gardens and spend relaxing time for tea or lunch. Our popular cultural programs such as seasonal Bonsai or Moss ball handmade courses are held every month. We have served many guests from overseas.

Cultural educational school

We are happy to hear from those of you in anywhere around the world who are interested in holding interchanging activities for your community.

Yours sincerely,
Masahiro Rachi

President and CEO of RACHI JUEN

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