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trees can be male or female or self-propagating

January 21, 2019 05:10PM
the trees themselves can be female. When I was a kid in summer nature lessons (we carried hatchets, chopped down trees, built leantos, learned to find pine torches and carry them lit in the forest-AAAH- childhood!!) they taught us to identify lots of different trees and plants and differentiate female ferns.

When I look in a nursery catalogue, there are male and female trees (buy 6 female to one male for some kinds, one male to two or three females in other species. Then there are the 'self-propagating or self-fruitful. I don't know if those are natural or something with male and female branches grafted onto the same trunk stock.

SO, maybe it's female TREES that will be the solution.

remember grandmother willow in Pocahantus (Disney)?
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trees and climate

chimi 329 October 15, 2018 12:11PM

Re: trees and climate

Jan DeCourtney, CMT 95 January 21, 2019 11:17AM

trees can be male or female or self-propagating

chimi 117 January 21, 2019 05:10PM

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