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Engelmann Spruce 2

Engelmann Spruce 2

Styled by Todd Schlafer. A very natural, alpine aesthetic with multiple apices. Great deadwood!
With its size, this tree would make a nice focal point in a garden.

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Colorado Blue Spruce 8

Colorado Blue Spruce 8

Styling done in collaboration with Todd Schlafer. Collected from a very unique fin or microclimate in Colorado.

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Ponderosa Pine 7

Ponderosa Pine 7

Styling and maintenance done in collaboration with Todd Schlafer. There is a portion of the Lang nanban that's chipped on the back side, however, it's structurally sound. Nice literati design.

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Ponderosa Pine 12

Ponderosa Pine 12

Styling and maintenance done in collaboration with Todd Schlafer. This tree makes for a very interesting conversation piece with its long sinous trunk, deadwood characteristics and twists in the foliage canopy. It was lying completely flat when I found this specimen on the rock - a characteristic of very old trees. I originally potted this tree vertically to aide in the development of the root system. It was then repotted as a cascade in 2017 and given its first styling in 2019.

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Engelmann Spruce 1

Engelmann Spruce 1

Styled by Todd Schlafer. Todd did an incredible job carving the deadwood at the top of the tree - it blends well with the natural deadwood at this point.

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Ponderosa Pine 2

Ponderosa Pine 2

Styling and maintenance done in collaboration with Todd Schlafer. Collected in the early 90's. This tree was featured in ABS' 'North American Bonsai' published in 2007.

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Chinese Elm 2

Chinese Elm 2

Old twin-trunk import from China with great ramification, bark and overall character. The glaze of the Benda container compliments the fall color.

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