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The wide base of this Pemphis gives the viewer a feeling of stability and strength, I was awed by its stately appearance when I first saw it. The deadwood tells us of the tree’s struggle to survive maybe over a hundred years in the harsh conditions of its natural environment.
Close up shots of the beautiful Shari on side 'D' of the tree.
Left to Right: Side A, Side B, Side C
Although this Pemphis has its good qualities, it also has its design flaw; (not unusual for trees collected from the wild). The picture below of Side D shows us how the trunk on the left crosses over the trunk on the right.