05/16/2013

Taxus baccata.

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 This Taxus was first styled from a garden plant for over more than 15 years ago.

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The tree came in for thinning out the upper part. This doesn't only mean just removing some twigs but also improvement of the tree's form must be achieved.

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Taxus baccata takes a few years longer than Taxus cuspidata to obtain fully developed branches all around the trunk. Now there is an equal balance between upper and lower branches.

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Detail of the thinned out crown. This tree was presented on a "Two to One" workshop. These kinds of detailed pruning require a minimum of one and a half to two hours intensive work, but the difference before and after shows.

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