A new take on the "s" shape shimpaku

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Here's a tree that's currently for sale on Yahoo! Auction Japan. Looks a lot like the classic "s" shaped ones you get in from China, with the exception that this appears older with a lot more character. Almost looks like the trunk was split(?). At any rate, this would be an interesting tree with a little work - shorten it by about 50% and rework the trunk line to get away from the seesaw "s" movement and there would be lot you could do with it.

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Attila Soos

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The lower half of the tree looks fabulous. In general, I hate the S-trunk more than anybody, but I would be thrilled to work on this tree, if I had a chance.
 

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I agree that is an S shaped tree that really works. I see a shorter semi casade there, a tree that has been battered by high winds on a rocky slope. What was the tree going for?

Tom
 

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