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Old 09-11-2011, 06:15 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by dapjwy View Post
Perhaps understanding the sheer size of this would help:
That's going to make an interestingly shaped snag just as it is at fifteen feet. It has all that can interest the observer, and it will be a delight with all of those nooks and crannies for the wildlife. Nature has already artistically shaped that soon to be snag!

If you're concerned about it sending up sprouts, girdle it at about seven inches from the earth line.

You will have a lot of wood to decay through the years. That will be great for the fungus population of your property. Fungus rules what happens in the world of flora.
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