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Broom Universe 43 - Conifer Horror Show

mesterhazypinetum
November 1, 2011

Let me allow to bring a little surprise at Halloween Day.

A little Conifer Horror Show from Cesko. Among the 4500 czech selections there are 4 bad named or reaaly horroristic plants.

Picea abies Quasimodo of Frantisek Borovec CZ

This pretty one is so bad, thats beautiful.

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Picea abies Quasimodo Mesterhazy & Borovec photo

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Picea abies Quasimodo Mesterhazy & Borovec photo

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Picea abies Quasimodo Mesterhazy & Borovec photo

Picea abies Praga

A usual growing spruce full of irregular brooms.

We called it with Dusan Horak only as "clinical spruce".

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Picea abies Praga Mesterhazy & Borovec photo

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Picea abies Praha Mesterhazy & Horak photo

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Picea abies Praha Mesterhazy & Horak photo

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Picea abies Praha Mesterhazy & Horak photo

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Picea abies Praha Mesterhazy & Horak photo

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Picea abies Praha Mesterhazy & Horak photo

Picea abies Mrtvy Muz means "Dead Man". It was found in a forest, where a dead man was found years ago...


Picea abies Mrtvy Muz Mesterhazy & Balatka photo

Picea abies Smrtak

This means "Death", found in a vaste area. The broom is vital, nice with a bad name.


Picea abies Smrtak

Malik photo

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Pinus pseudopumilio 169 Smrtak Mesterhazy & Krejci photo

Happy Halloween!

Zsolt

conifertreasury.org

Comments (3)

  • tsugajunkie z5 SE WI ♱

    Scary stuff Zsolt. And you are right, 'Quasimodo' is a fine looking plant.

    tj

  • PRO
    David Olszyk, President, American Conifer Society

    I'm with tj. Both Quasimodo and Praha are the kind of weird conifers that I really like to see in a conifer collection. I wish there was a way to get some wood over to this side of the pond.

    ~Dave

  • gardener365

    Great showing Zsolt. Parts 1-4 and this Halloween surprise.

    Dax

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