Eccentric or Just Twisted?

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog.

Doing the Twist. This tree belongs to Mauro Stemberger (Italian Bonsai Dream). Mauro has one of the most dramatic bonsai collections in the West, and though this one certainly qualifies, is there a line between dramatic and eccentric? Continuing with ‘Eccentric Bonsai’ from two days ago, here’s another one from our archives (November, 2016). Two of the trees in this post are naturally twisted and the other two were twisted by the hands of man. I don’t think you’ll have any trouble telling which is which. SITE WIDE SALE ENDS TOMORROW Everything Is At Least 20% off DOUBLE DISCOUNTS – SALE INCLUDES ITEMS ALREADY DISCOUNTED Site Wide Sale ends Friday, Dec 21st at 11:59pm EST discounts are computed at checkout Even though there’s something unnatural about many of the twisted by-the-hands-of-man bonsai, some work better than others and this one qualifies. Photo by Jonas Dupuich of Bonsai Tonight. Beautiful 2019 Japanese Bonsai Calendars are now deeply discounted – This natural looking twisty pine with its well chosen pot was posted by Tae-Kukiwon-Bonsai (aka Eduardo Mourão Guedes). SAME DAY SHIPPING** **Orders placed by 2:00pm EST will be shipped the same business day Twisted in the extreme. I’m pretty sure I’ve never seen tree this twisted, though there are some Whitebark pines Pinus albicaulis  at the treeline on Mt Lassen in Northern California that come pretty close. This photo is from Carlos van der Vaart. SITE WIDE SALE ENDS FRIDAY NIGHT Everything Is At Least 20% off Items already discounted are more than 20% off 20%…

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