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The twistiest of junipers

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This is the first of juniper I fell in love with my previous visit to Meiss Prado.

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Twisty Sierra juniper

is one of the samples twistiest I know. Dead wood is great.

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detail Deadwood

From some angles is difficult to say if the trunk line coming or going.

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So many twists

How big is this specimen?

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Presentation with a large juniper

Approaching the tree from below, it is easy Miss large curves.

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The twisty juniper from below

The variety of trees fun in Meiss Meadow is hard to overstate.

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A profusion of tree trunks and dead wood

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A relatively simple juniper with co-bonsai size in base

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Another juniper twist

The tree later would make an interesting bonsai.

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movement fun

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The same tree from the

Another tree brought a big smile. This long juniper took advantage of refuge in its base and a good perch for its foliage about 20 feet away was found.

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Snake

Looking up, some of the larger trees branches resembling bonsai cascade or semi-cascade sported.

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A branch of beautiful old

Looking down on some of the larger trees with dieback near the apex reminded me of how some of the bristlecone pines older can take.

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Two large junipers

Among my favorites were these two giants.

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A pair of giant

That’s all for this trip to the Sierra Nevada – next week’s back to bonsai

This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com


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