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Photographer Marianne Kjølner snapped this pair of photographs of a bizarre tree in Denmark.

Shrouded Tree, Seville, Andalusia, Spain photo via rusted

cool! How'd they do that?

  • Ketutar J.

    You plant four trees. When they are about 3 meters start bending them towards each other, slowly and gently... when they reach each other, tie them together with a piece of bast. Bast is made of tree bark, so the trees are not harmed by it. After a while the trees start growing around each other... and so on. It takes time. I'd say about 20-30 years.

By Axel Erlandson (December 15, 1884 – April 28, 1964), Swedish American farmer who shaped trees as a hobby

landscape and wrapped trees


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