Hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) before and after. The artist is Suthin Sukosolvisit, who wrote that it took only one year from before to after, which might lead you to believe that the before tree is bigger than it looks. Here's your link to the original
Suthin, day three… Part of this post is from one we did back in December 2013. It was titled Flying High with Suthin (don’t even think it… I was on a plane). Coincidentally, in that original post I happened to mention a bit about flying by the comedian Louie C.K., who unfortunately is in the news this week .
Before. You can't really tell from this photo just how big this tree is.
During (from Suthin's website). This shot gives you a pretty good idea of how massive the trunk is and how attractive Hinoki bark is too. It also shows a good way to bring a tall rangy tree down to size.
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After. Cropped from the photo below, so it's a little fuzzy. But still Suthin's bonsai wizardry comes through loud and clear
this special ends Nov 14th, at noon EST