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Tako Zukuri

 Tako Zukuri - (Tree Style)

  
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bonsai_tako_zukuri_02.jpg image Tako ZUKURI -

Termed the "OCTOPUS Style" in the West because of its exagerated twists and turns in both trunk and branch often accompanied by contorted, well-exposed root. The overall effect of the style should be to make the tree should look like a scary, monster tree from a fairy tale.

The photo on the left is from a naturally contorted beech in the south west of Scotland.


Thanks to - SBA Gallery for use of the image


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