The Circus Tree

Since 1940 Axel Erlandson,a farmer in California, started playing with trees appearence and shaped them as a hobby, opening a horticultural attraction in 1947 he advertised: "See the World's Strangest Trees Here", and named it "The Circus Tree".
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Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson (1884-1964)  was a swede farmer living in States with a strage hobby,the tree's sculpture.

With only two techniques(twine and cutt it at the right place to change grow's direction) , a lot of patience and hability he forged some sets of ten of trees and shrubs that he expositioned since 1947 at he's yard in Santa Cruz,California,with the name of "Circus tree".

After he's death Michael Bonfante purchased every tree and they are part of the Gilroy's Gardens ,in Santa Clara,California,since 1985  untill now.

Circus tree park gave Axel Erlandson notoriety across all over the United States.

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Tree Circus

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Tree Circus

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Tree Circus

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

Axel Erlandson's Circus tree

23 Jan, 2015
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