The Western Region has just donated a plant to the upcoming national meeting auction in Syracuse, NY. It’s the above-pictured Cryptomeria japonica ‘Ryoku Gyoku’. The WR offered this plant, with its distinctive label, as their latest regional meeting in Silverton, OR. Now non-WR members can own this lovely little conifer too. But wait, there’s more! As part of this auction item, the WR is including a voucher to the 2019 National Meeting, which will also be in Silverton, Oregon, headquartered at the wonderful Oregon Garden. Sharpen your pencils and get out your wallets! There are some fabulous items being offered at this auction and you won’t want to go home empty-handed!