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Thread: Amazing trees

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Amazing trees

    I found this interesting;

    “These trees were grown in Santa Cruz, CA the year unknown,
    but the man that grew them never told any one how he did it.
    Then in around 1999 the owner of Nob Hill foods in Gilroy, CA
    moved them to his park in Gilroy and they are doing well.”

    Good for turning?
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails aTree1.jpg   aTree2.jpg   aTree3.jpg   aTree5.jpg   aTree6.jpg  

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Cool pics, Bruce. I've seen them before, but I'm still amazed every time I look at them.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    They are pretty cool. I would guess the "how" is much like training young trees to grow straight (except these are crooked) by using braces and forms to bend the limbs while they're young and supple, then using ties and guys to keep them there. Once they're positioned they would be grafted and tied in place until they've formed well enough to stay on their own.


  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Amazing. Thanks for sharing.

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