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Re: Spring is coming, no sycamore

>  [until someone stole the plaque].
Geez Louise!  What would someone want with that?  If it 's not nailed
down...heck, even nailed down, people just can't leave stuff alone.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2004 5:22 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Spring is coming, no sycamore

> One of the more interesting sycamores I've seen is the one planted on
> the National Institutes of Health campus. They claim it was grown from
> a root cutting from the tree that Galen lectured under. Don't know it
> it's true [would your government lie to you?], but that's what the
> brass plaque said [until someone stole the plaque].
> On Tuesday, February 24, 2004, at 01:54 PM, Zemuly@aol.com wrote:
> > In a message dated 2/24/2004 12:47:31 PM Central Standard Time,
> > Cersgarden@aol.com writes:
> > I wonder if this is due to the false idea it needs lots of moisture.
> > I bet that is the case.  I got mine from a member of our county
> > forestry
> > group.  They are being given away to residents of this county.  I
> > asked the
> > moisture and was told that was not necessary.  As to the sycamore, I
> > know they are
> > not desirable in urban areas and that their leaves are the size and
> > color of
> > paper bags in the fall, but I think they are the prettiest trees in
> > the forest.
> > My yard is a flat acre pretty evenly divided on either side of my
> > house.  I
> > have the room for a sycamore and don't mind the "litter."  I really
> > hope the
> > deer don't eat them all.
> > zem
> > zone 7
> > West TN
> >
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