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Espalier

taking up no room at all
Newsam Park in the UK

The espalier (that’s ess-pal-yay)  is a fancy word for a fancy tree. Specifically it is a tree or bush that is trained to grow in one plane, give or take. It really can be grown anywhere, but it took its beginnings from already existing structures like walls and fences. As the photos following will attest, you can get pretty involved if you have the passion.

a fence from the french
espalier in Sussex