What are the faster growing soft woods tree ?
vidito at ivnet.com
Wed Feb 25 17:29:30 EST 1998
Bob Hale wrote in message <34F48AC3.5285 at macnstuff.com>...
>Gaetan Mailloux wrote:
>> What are the faster growing soft and medium woods leafy tree ?
>Elm trees, and shamel ash come to mind here in southern California, but
>remember that fast growing usually means aggressive root systems that
>are also fast growing and often clog sewage lines and lift driveways or
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In the midwest, personally I think of soft or sugar maples (Acer
saccharinum)as nice looking fairly fast growing trees (without
super-intrusive roots). Some books say this species has problems with
brittle branches breaking off in high winds, but it is very wind where I
live and I have very good luck with these trees.
Anna Vidito, Master Gardener
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