Thuja; 1 year progression (Northern White Cedar)

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Trunk split detail

Make a large lower branch by splitting the trunk. secured the base of the trunk with wire to avoid over splitting, raffia'ed the new branch and bent it down with a twist, parallel with the ground
 

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April 2014; initial styling complete

windswept Thuja: unsuccessful, tree is in poor health.
 

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That's very sparse. I'm skeptical that it will survive. Plus they don't backbud. I'm not sure what I would have done with the material myself though.
 

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