The Japanese Friendship Garden Collections

Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego has over 500 permanent artifacts collection. The Garden collection consists of a koi pond with high quality koi collection, Bonsai exhibit with circulating exhibitions by Bonsai Masters and many more valuable living collection.

Koi fish, or Nishikigoi, are the product of several centuries of selective breeding of the common brown Asian carp and the German carp.

The first color mutations appeared about 1805.

The Garden has 19 Nishikigoi in its pond.