Tree Prep for the National Show-

This is a small Rocky Mountain Juniper which its owner has nicknamed ‘Twisty.’ We were joking that this is not unlike calling your cat ‘Kitty’… simple, obvious, and hard to forget.

I collected this tree years ago and have the joy of continuing to work on it occasionally-

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‘Twisty’, the Rocky Mountain Juniper undergoing a bit of primping, sweet talking, and coddling this past week, in preparation for the National Show in early September.

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After primping session. (Same light, different camera…) Pot is a Chinese antique, nakawatari, roughly 150 years old. Juniper antique, North American, roughly 250 years old.

3 Comments

  1. Monique says:

    What a gorgeous tree with very nice curves !

  2. William Lee Kohler says:

    Looks like a show stopper. So interesting that both main branches have similar twisting movement

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