Pom Pom Topiary

Pom Pom Topiary, South Korea

Pom Pom Topiary, South Korea

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Pom pom topiary is the art of clipping trees and shrubs into round ornamental shapes on different levels. Cloud pruning, practiced in Korea and Japan is a variant in which  the shapes are more cloudlike.

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27 thoughts on “Pom Pom Topiary

  1. Michael Andrew Just: Thanks for liking my image “Pom Pom Topiary”. The spirit of this capture remains with me, but the exact location is a mystery. It was captured on Kodachrome so there is no metadata, and any field notes are long gone.


  2. Violet of Violet’s Veg*n e-comics: Thanks for liking “Pom Pom Topiary”, my introduction to cloud pruning. I was hoping for a more mystical and intriguing explanation for these trees, but they still possess great beauty.


  3. I’m looking at this on my cinema display and it’s making me crazy. The detail, the subtle shift in color….I wish everyone could see this like I do. Not that it isn’t gorgeous on my laptop monitor as well…but………I can’t imagine what it must have felt like to stumble upon this scene…I’m so glad that you did and that you brought it back here to us….How delightful!

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