Sugar Maples: Syrup vs Timber?

Michael Courtney michael at amo
Tue Sep 30 07:57:10 EST 1997

Joseph Zorzin (redoak at wrote:
: Shaun Bresnahan wrote:
: > 
: > I would have to assume that trees that size around a farm have been tapped
: > at some time in the past.
: > 
: > Shaun B.
: > Forester in NH

: Good point. And the timber buyers may remind the landowner of this and
: decide to place their bid based on how the logs "open up".

Only two monster trees (36" and greater) show evidence of tapping.

Michael Courtney, Ph. D. 
michael at  

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